[ skwaw-root, -root ]
/ ˈskwɔˌrut, -ˌrʊt /
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a fleshy, leafless plant, Conopholis americana, of the broomrape family, native to eastern North America, having a stout, yellowish, conelike stalk of lipped flowers, and growing in clusters, especially under oaks.
the blue cohosh.See under cohosh.
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