papoose root
papooseroot papooseroot, papoose root papoose root . (Bot.) A tall herb ({Caulophyllum thalictroides}) of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally; the {Cohosh}. See also {Cohosh}.

Syn: blue cohosh, blueberry root, papoose root, squawroot, squaw root, Caulophyllum thalictrioides, {Caulophyllum thalictroides}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • papoose root — noun tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally • Syn: ↑blue cohosh, ↑blueberry root, ↑papooseroot, ↑squawroot, ↑squaw root, ↑Caulophyllum thalictrioides,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • papoose-root — /pa poohs rooht , root , peuh /, n. the blue cohosh. See under cohosh. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • papoose-root — /pa poohs rooht , root , peuh /, n. the blue cohosh. See under cohosh. [1805 15, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • blueberry root — noun tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally • Syn: ↑blue cohosh, ↑papooseroot, ↑papoose root, ↑squawroot, ↑squaw root, ↑Caulophyllum thalictrioides,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • squaw root — noun tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally • Syn: ↑blue cohosh, ↑blueberry root, ↑papooseroot, ↑papoose root, ↑squawroot, ↑Caulophyllum thalictrioides,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caulophyllum thalictroides — papooseroot papooseroot, papoose root papoose root . (Bot.) A tall herb ({Caulophyllum thalictroides}) of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally; the {Cohosh}. See also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caulophyllum thalictroides — papooseroot papooseroot, papoose root papoose root . (Bot.) A tall herb ({Caulophyllum thalictroides}) of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally; the {Cohosh}. See also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cohosh — papooseroot papooseroot, papoose root papoose root . (Bot.) A tall herb ({Caulophyllum thalictroides}) of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally; the {Cohosh}. See also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • papooseroot — papooseroot, papoose root papoose root . (Bot.) A tall herb ({Caulophyllum thalictroides}) of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally; the {Cohosh}. See also {Cohosh}. Syn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • papooseroot — noun tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally • Syn: ↑blue cohosh, ↑blueberry root, ↑papoose root, ↑squawroot, ↑squaw root, ↑Caulophyllum thalictrioides,… …   Useful english dictionary

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