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sen·e·ga

(sen'e-gă),
The dried root of Polygala senega (family Polygalaceae), an herb of eastern and central North America; an expectorant.
Synonym(s): Seneca snakeroot
[Seneca, an Indian tribe]

senega

(sĕn′ĭ-gə)
n.
The dried roots of the Seneca snakeroot, used medicinally as an expectorant.
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Richard Rainolds, "The voyage of Richard Rainolds and Thomas Dassel to the rivers of Senega and Gambra [sic] adjoyning upon Guinea, 1591, with a discourse of the treasons of certain of Don [sic] Antonio his servants and followers," in Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation (1598-1600), ed.
Faye will do whatever it takes to hold down a regular Premier League place and, although he is expected to be involved at next year's African Cup of Nations in Ghana, the versatile defender has suggested he will put Newcastle's needs before Senega l's."I'm trying to make it here, I've just played for the first time so I think it might be best to stick around in Newcastle (when Senegal next contest an international fixture)," he added.