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[koh-hosh, koh-hosh] /ˈkoʊ hɒʃ, koʊˈhɒʃ/

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.
/ˈkəʊhɒʃ; kəʊˈhɒʃ/
any of several North American plants, such as the blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides: family Leonticaceae) and black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa: family Ranunculaceae)


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