HyperDic: poison_hemlock

English > 1 sense of the expression poison hemlock:
NOUNplantpoison hemlock, hemlock, poison parsley, California fern, Nebraska fern, winter fern, Conium maculatumlarge branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers
English > poison hemlock: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninglarge branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers; usually found in damp habitats; all parts extremely poisonous.
Synonymshemlock, poison parsley, California fern, Nebraska fern, winter fern, Conium maculatum
Member ofConium, genus Coniumsmall genus of highly toxic biennials
Broaderpoisonous plantA plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
Spanishcicuta
Catalancicuta, Conium maculatum

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