poison hemlock


Definition of POISON HEMLOCK

:  a large European biennial poisonous herb (Conium maculatum) of the carrot family that is naturalized in the United States and has finely divided leaves and small white flowers — compare water hemlock

First Known Use of POISON HEMLOCK

circa 1818

poison hemlock

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POISON HEMLOCK

:  a large branching biennial poisonous herb of the genus Conium (C. maculatum) with finely divided leaves and white flowers


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