baneberry

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

bane·ber·ry

noun \ˈbān-ˌber-ē\

Definition of BANEBERRY

:  any of several perennial herbs (genus Actaea) of the buttercup family having acrid poisonous berries; also :  one of the berries

First Known Use of BANEBERRY

1755

bane·ber·ry

noun \ˈbān-ˌber-ē, British often & US sometimes -b(ə-)rē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural bane·ber·ries

Medical Definition of BANEBERRY

1
: the acid poisonous berry of any plant of the genus Actaea
2
: a plant of the genus Actaea

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: baneful
Previous Word in the Dictionary: bane (noun)
All Words Near: baneberry

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up baneberry? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).