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baneberry

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noun bane·ber·ry \ˈbān-ˌber-ē\

Definition of baneberry

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



1755

First Known Use of baneberry

1755


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baneberry

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

Medical Definition of baneberry

plural

baneberries

  1. 1:  the acid poisonous berry of any plant of the genus Actaea

  2. 2:  a plant of the genus Actaea




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