white snakeroot

noun

Medical Definition of white snakeroot

: a poisonous North American herb of the genus Eupatorium (E. rugosum) that is a cause of trembles and milk sickness

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“White snakeroot.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/white%20snakeroot. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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