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  • n. A plant, the red goosefoot (Chenopodium rubrum).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The red goosefoot (Chenopodium rubrum), -- said to be fatal to swine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The maple-leaved goose-foot, Chenopodium hybridum, regarded as fatal to swine. Also called hog's-bane.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. herb considered fatal to swine

Etymologies

sow +‎ bane, as it was believed to be fatal to swine. (Wiktionary)

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