from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A deadly poisonous European plant (Conium maculatum) widely naturalized in North America, having bipinnately compound leaves and compound umbels of small white flowers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a poisonous umbelliferous plant (Conium maculatum). See Hemlock.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large 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
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