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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of the genus Hyoscamus of henbanes.
  • n. The leaves of the black henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), used in neuralgic and pectoral troubles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of poisonous plants of the Nightshade family; henbane.
  • n. The leaves of the black henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), used in neuralgic and pectorial troubles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. a genus of dicotyledonous gamopetalous plants, of the natural order Solanaceæ type of the tribe Hyoscyameæ.

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

  • n. genus of poisonous herbs: henbane

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