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bristly sarsaparilla

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1.
a coarse plant, Aralia hispida, of the ginseng family, of eastern North America, having a loose cluster of small, greenish flowers and black fruit.
Origin of bristly sarsaparilla
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • Aralia hispida (bristly sarsaparilla), on West Branch, both years.

    The Maine Woods Henry David Thoreau

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