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Noun: blue cohosh  bloo'kow,hósh
  1. Tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally
    - blueberry root, papooseroot, papoose root, squawroot, squaw root, Caulophyllum thalictrioides, Caulophyllum thalictroides

Derived forms: blue cohoshes

Type of: bush, shrub

Part of: Caulophyllum, genus Caulophyllum

Encyclopedia: Blue cohosh