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poke•weed



Pronunciation: (pōk'wēd"), [key]
n.
a tall herb, Phytolacca americana, of North America, having juicy purple berries and a purple root used in medicine, and young edible shoots resembling asparagus. Also called poke•root Pronunciation: (pōk'rOOt", -root"), [key] scoke, garget.

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