the dried root of a milkwort, Polygala senega, of the eastern U.S., used as an expectorant and diuretic.
the plant itself.
a milkwort plant, Polygala senega, of the eastern US, with small white flowers
the root of this plant, used as an expectorant
senega sen·e·ga (sěn’ĭ-gə)
The dried roots of the Seneca snakeroot, used medicinally as an expectorant.
noun 1. a republic in W Africa: independent member of the French Community; formerly part of French West Africa. 76,084 sq. mi. (197,057 sq. km). Capital: Dakar. 2. a river in W Africa, flowing NW from E Mali to the Atlantic at St. Louis. About 1000 miles (1600 km) long. noun 1. a republic in […]
adjective 1. of or relating to the republic of Senegal. noun, plural Senegalese. 2. a native or inhabitant of Senegal. adjective 1. of or relating to Senegal or its inhabitants noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Senegal
noun 1. a region in W Africa between the Senegal and Gambia rivers, now mostly in Senegal. 2. a confederation of Senegal and the Gambia, formed in 1982. noun 1. a region of W Africa, between the Senegal and Gambia Rivers: now mostly in Senegal
- Senegambia confederation
noun 1. an economic and political union (1982–89) between Senegal and The Gambia