American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several plants of the genus Zigadenus of western North America, having grasslike leaves and clusters of usually greenish-white flowers. All parts of the plant are poisonous to livestock.
- n. A member of a species of poisonous, perennial, flowering plants, Zigadenus venenosus, whose bulbs (rhizomes) look, but do not smell, like onion.
- n. more generally A member of any of various similar species, also called star lilies, of family Melanthiaceae, and formerly grouped into the genus Zigadenus.
- n. any of various plants of the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mostly white flowers; all are poisonous
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