cowbane definition

  • noun:
    • A perennial us herb (Oxypolis rigidior) having pinnately mixture leaves and umbels of tiny white flowers.
    • some of a number of associated plants, including the water hemlock.
    • some of a number of related poisonous plants regarding the genus Cicuta; particularly the liquid hemlock
    • A poisonous umbelliferous plant; in The united kingdomt, the Cicuta virosa; in the usa, the Cicuta maculata together with Archemora rigida. See water hemlock.
    • a well known name regarding the Cicuta virosa, or water-hemlock: so-named from the supposed damaging effect upon cattle. See Cicuta.
    • An American umbelliferous swamp-plant, Oxypolis rigidior, which range from New York to Florida and westward to Minnesota and Louisiana, supposed to be toxic to cattle. Also called hemlock-dropwort: and water-dropwort. See cut in middle column.
    • A perennial North American natural herb (Oxypolis rigidior) having pinnately substance leaves and umbels of small white plants.
    • Any of a few related flowers, for instance the water hemlock.
    • any one of several associated toxic plants for the genus Cicuta; especially the liquid hemlock
    • A poisonous umbelliferous plant; in The united kingdomt, the Cicuta virosa; in america, the Cicuta maculata and the Archemora rigida. See liquid hemlock.
    • a well known title of this Cicuta virosa, or water-hemlock: so-named from the supposed injurious result upon cows. See Cicuta.
    • An American umbelliferous swamp-plant, Oxypolis rigidior, which range from ny to Florida and westward to Minnesota and Louisiana, said to be poisonous to cattle. Also referred to as hemlock-dropwort: and water-dropwort. See cut-in middle line.

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