any code of law that defined and especially limited the rights of former slaves after the Civil War. noun Examples Usage Note n.
See under cohosh. black snakeroot. 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. noun a plant of the ranunculaceous family, Cimicifuga racemosa, which is used as a natural alternative to hormone replacement therapy noun […]
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.