Cowbane



[kou-beyn] /ˈkaʊˌbeɪn/

noun
1.
any of several poisonous plants of the parsley family, as Oxypolis rigidior, of swampy areas of North America, or the water hemlock, Cicuta maculata.
/ˈkaʊˌbeɪn/
noun
1.
Also called water hemlock. any of several N temperate poisonous umbelliferous marsh plants of the genus Cicuta, esp C. virosa, having clusters of small white flowers
2.
a similar and related plant, Oxypolis rigidior of the southeastern and central US
3.
any umbelliferous plant reputed to be poisonous to cattle

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