phytolacca definition

  • noun:
    • some of the genus Phytolacca of herbaceous plants; the poke or pokeweed.
    • A genus of herbaceous flowers, a lot of them having berries which are plentiful in extremely red liquid; poke, or pokeweed.
    • A genus of plants, types of the order Phytolaccaceæ and tribe Euphytolacceæ, characterized by the depressed-globose berry of from five to twelve sessile carpels.
    • kind genus of Phytolaccaceae: pokeweed

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