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Noun: senega  se-nu-gu
  1. Dried root of two plants of the genus Polygala containing an irritating saponin
  2. Perennial bushy herb of central and southern United States having white flowers with green centres and often purple crest; similar to Seneca snakeroot
    - Polygala alba

Derived forms: senegas

Type of: milkwort, root

Part of: Polygala senega, Seneca snakeroot, senega root, senega snakeroot, Seneka snakeroot, senga root

Encyclopedia: Senega