Meaning of wild sarsaparilla

wild' sarsaparil'la

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  1. a low plant, Aralia nudicaulis, of the ginseng family, native to eastern North America, having a single, long-stalked, compound leaf and a ball-like cluster of greenish-yellow flowers.
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