n. pl. as·trag·a·li (-lī′)
1. The dried root of the East Asian herb Astragalus membranaceus of the pea family, used in herbal medicine. Also called milk vetch.
2. See milk vetch.
3. See talus1.
[New Latin, from Greek astragalos, vertebra; see ost- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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