[skwaw-root, -roo t]
- 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.
Origin of squawroot
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