cimicifuga

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English[edit]

Actaea Brunette cohosh September 2014 U.K.JPG
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Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

cimicifuga ‎(plural cimicifugas)

  1. Any member of the former genus Cimicifuga, now Actaea sect. Cimicifuga, of flowering plants: bugbane or cohosh.
    • 2007 July 12, Leslie Land, “Garden Q.&A.”, in New York Times[1]:
      You can also have a long bloom season by including fall-flowering plants like chrysanthemums, anemones, cimicifugas, fall-blooming crocuses and false crocuses (colchicums).