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noun
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Origin of black cohosh

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30
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British Dictionary definitions for black cohosh

black cohosh

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