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

Derived forms: squawroots, squaw roots

Type of: bush, shrub

Part of: Caulophyllum, genus Caulophyllum

Encyclopedia: Squawroot