from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The South African herb Buphane (Hæmanthus) toxicaria of the Amaryllideæ, whose coated bulb is said to furnish the Kafirs an arrow-poison.
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No. 2 is the insect magnified; and No. 3 shows the magnified proboscis and poison-bulb at the root. 47