from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A poisonous lily (Amianthium muscitoxicum) of the eastern United States, having narrow basal leaves and a terminal raceme of small white or greenish flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A poisonous substance used to kill flies.
- n. In botany, the Amianthium muscætoxicum, a liliaceous plant of the eastern part of the United States, allied to Veratrum.
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