Meaning of squawroot

squaw•root

Pronunciation: (skwô'rt", -root"), [key]
— n.
  1. a fleshy, leafless plant, Conopholis americana, of the broomrape family, native to eastern North America, having a stout, yellowish, conelike stalk of lipped flowers, and growing in clusters, esp. under oaks.
  2. the blue cohosh. See under
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