papooseroot definition

  • noun:
    • A tall natural herb (Caulophyllum thalictroides) of east united states and Asia having blue berrylike good fresh fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly made use of medicinally; the Cohosh. See additionally cohosh.
    • The blue cohosh, Caulophyllum thalietroides. Its root is said by some to be an emmenagogue.
    • high herb of eastern the united states and Asia having blue berrylike fresh fruit and a thick knotty rootstock previously used medicinally
    • tall natural herb of eastern united states and Asia having blue berrylike fresh fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly utilized medicinally

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