life-of-man
life-of-man life-of-man n. An unarmed woody rhizomatous perennial plant ({Aralia racemosa}) distinguished from wild sarsaparilla by more aromatic roots and panicled umbels; it grows from Southeastern North America to Mexico.

Syn: American spikenard, petty morel, {Aralia racemosa}. [WordNet 1.5]


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