from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The dried roots of the Seneca snakeroot, used medicinally as an expectorant.
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- n. Seneca root
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Seneca root.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A drug consisting of the root Polygala Senega, the Seneca snakeroot.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. perennial bushy herb of central and southern United States having white flowers with green centers and often purple crest; similar to Seneca snakeroot
- n. dried root of two plants of the genus Polygala containing an irritating saponin
Alteration of Seneca (from its use by this people).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)