What does seneka snakeroot mean?

Definitions for seneka snakeroot
sene·ka snake·root

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word seneka snakeroot.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Seneca snakeroot, Seneka snakeroot, senga root, senega root, senega snakeroot, Polygala seneganoun

    eastern North American plant having a terminal cluster of small white flowers and medicinal roots


  1. seneka snakeroot

    Seneka snakeroot, also known as Polygala senega, is a species of flowering plant in the milkwort family, Polygalaceae. It is native to North America and is primarily found in the Midwestern and Eastern United States and Canada. It gets its name from its use by the Seneca people, a group of Indigenous people native to North America, as a medicinal plant to treat snakebites. The plant has clusters of small white flowers and can grow typically up to 50 cm tall. Its root, which is rich in saponins, tannin and other compounds, has been used in traditional medicine and is still used in some cough syrups and expectorants today.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce seneka snakeroot?

How to say seneka snakeroot in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seneka snakeroot in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seneka snakeroot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


Find a translation for the seneka snakeroot definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"seneka snakeroot." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 21 Jul 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/seneka+snakeroot>.

Discuss these seneka snakeroot definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for seneka snakeroot? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    be hungry; go without food
    A loom
    B abase
    C abhor
    D famish

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for seneka snakeroot: