any of various plants belonging to the genus Veratrum, of the lily family, especially a North American species, V. viride, which has clusters of yellowish-green flowers and is the source of substances used in certain medicines and insecticides.
- False hematuria
false hematuria n. See pseudohematuria.
- False hermaphroditism
false hermaphroditism n. See pseudohermaphroditism.
[fawls-hoo d] /ˈfɔls hʊd/ noun 1. a false statement; lie. Synonyms: fabrication, prevarication, falsification, canard, invention, fiction, story. 2. something false; an untrue idea, belief, etc.: The Nazis propagated the falsehood of racial superiority. 3. the act of lying or making false statements. 4. lack of conformity to truth or fact. Synonyms: untruthfulness, inveracity, mendacity. […]
noun 1. a line or plane that simulates the horizon, used in altitude-measuring devices or the like.