kouse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Chinook Jargon.[1]

Noun[edit]

kouse (uncountable)

  1. A plant or herb with edible roots, in the genus Lomatium, used in traditional Native American foods and medicines.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2003, Ella E. Clark, Robert Bruce Inverarity, Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest, page 221