See under cohosh.
either of two unrelated plants of the eastern U.S., Cimicifuga racemosa (black cohosh) of the buttercup family, or Caulophyllum thalictroides (blue cohosh) of the barberry family, both used medicinally.
a plant of the ranunculaceous family, Cimicifuga racemosa, which is used as a natural alternative to hormone replacement therapy
any of several North American plants, such as the blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides: family Leonticaceae) and black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa: family Ranunculaceae)
comedy that employs morbid, gloomy, grotesque, or calamitous situations in its plot. n.
a regulus of 95-percent-pure copper, produced in a blast furnace by smelting oxidized copper ores.
a garden plant, Cosmos diversifolius, of Mexico, having small, dahlialike tubers and solitary flower heads with red disk flowers and velvety, dark-red or purplish ray flowers.
a district in the English Midlands, around Birmingham: so called from the soot and grime produced by the many local industries. noun the Black Country, the formerly heavily industrialized region of central England, northwest of Birmingham