baneberry definition

  • noun:
    • Any of several perennial herbs of this genus Actaea, native to north temperate regions, having terminal clusters of red, white, or blackish berries.
    • The poisonous berry of a plant of this genus.
    • A flowering plant associated with genus Actaea.
    • The poisonous berry of 1 of the plants.
    • A genus (Actæa) of plants, of the order Ranunculaceæ, native in the north temperate zone. The red or white berries are poisonous.
    • The common name of flowers associated with genus Actæa: so called because of their nauseous toxic fruits. Also called herb-christopher. See Actæa.
    • a poisonous berry of a plant associated with the genus Actaea
    • a plant of the genus Actaea having acrid toxic fruits
    • Any of a few perennial herbs associated with the genus Actaea, indigenous to northern temperate areas, having terminal clusters of purple, white, or blackish berries.
    • The poisonous berry of a plant for this genus.
    • A flowering plant of the genus Actaea.
    • The poisonous berry of 1 of the flowers.
    • A genus (Actæa) of plants, associated with purchase Ranunculaceæ, native in the north temperate zone. The red or white berries are toxic.
    • the most popular name of flowers associated with genus Actæa: so-called due to their nauseous toxic berries. Also referred to as herb-christopher. See Actæa.
    • a poisonous berry of a plant of genus Actaea
    • a plant associated with the genus Actaea having acrid toxic fruits

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