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- n. tall leafy European biennial or perennial having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowers; leaves yield drug digitalis and are poisonous to livestock
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This done, Parker made his way to Portman Square, still a little hazy in his mind as to the habits of the common foxglove when applied internally — a haziness which was in no way improved by a subsequent consultation of the Materia Medica, the Pharmacopoeia Dixon Mann, Taylor, Glaister, and others of those writers who have so kindly and helpfully published their conclusions on toxicology.