squirrel corn


squirrel corn

noun

Definition of SQUIRREL CORN

:  a North American herb (Dicentra canadensis) of the fumitory family with much-divided leaves and a scapose raceme of cream-colored flowers

First Known Use of SQUIRREL CORN

1843

squir·rel corn

noun \ˈskwər(-ə)l-, chiefly British ˈskwir-əl-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SQUIRREL CORN

: a poisonous North American herb (Dicentra canadensis of the family Fumariaceae) from which bulbocapnine is obtained

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