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black cohosh

noun

  1. cohosh


black cohosh

noun

  1. a plant of the ranunculaceous family, Cimicifuga racemosa , which is used as a natural alternative to hormone replacement therapy


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Origin of black cohosh1

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30

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