ser·​pen·​tar·​ia ˌsər-pən-ˈtar-ē-ə How to pronounce serpentaria (audio)
: the dried rhizome and roots of the Virginia snakeroot or the Texas snakeroot used in pharmacology especially as a bitter tonic

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“Serpentaria.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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