from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given to various plants which have the property of killing or stupefying fish.
  • n. Also two species of Cracca, C. purpurea and C. toxicaria, used to stupefy fish. See Tephrosia and ahuhu.
  • n. Two leguminous plants, Ichthyomethia Piscipula and Cracca toxicaria.
  • n. Paullinia pteropoda, of the soapberry family.


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