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bowman's root

[ boh-muhnz ]
/ ˈboʊ mənz /
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noun
an eastern U.S. plant, Gillenia trifoliata, of the rose family, having terminal clusters of white flowers.
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Also called false ipecac, Indian physic.

Origin of bowman's root

1805–15, Americanism; by folk etymology from beaumont root, from proper name Beaumont
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