wild sarsaparilla

noun

Definition of wild sarsaparilla 

: a common North American perennial herb (Aralia nudicaulis) of the ginseng family with long-stalked basal compound leaves, umbels of greenish flowers, and an aromatic root used as a substitute of true sarsaparilla

First Known Use of wild sarsaparilla

1814, in the meaning defined above

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