blue cohosh definition

  • noun:
    • A perennial natural herb (Caulophyllum thalictroides) of east the united states, having a ternately compound leaf, little yellow-green or purplish plants, and blue berrylike seeds.
    • A perennial American herb (Caulophyllum thalictroides), whose rootstock is employed in medication.
    • high natural herb of eastern united states and Asia having blue berrylike fresh fruit and a thick knotty rootstock previously used medicinally

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