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[koh-nee-uh m] /ˈkoʊ ni əm/

the poison hemlock, Conium maculatum.
either of the two N temperate plants of the umbelliferous genus Conium, esp hemlock
an extract of either of these plants, formerly used to treat spasmodic disorders


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