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cowbane

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noun cow·bane \ˈkau̇-ˌbān\

Definition of cowbane

  1. :  any of several poisonous plants (as a water hemlock) of the carrot family



1776

First Known Use of cowbane

1776


Medical Dictionary

cowbane

cow·bane

Medical Definition of cowbane




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