Seneca snakeroot


noun

See under snakeroot (def. 1).

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Origin of Seneca snakeroot

An Americanism dating back to 1755–65

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Medical definitions for Seneca snakeroot

Seneca snakeroot
[ sĕnĭ-kə ]

n.

An eastern North American plant having a terminal cluster of small white flowers and roots that are used medicinally.
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