water hemlock noun
: a tall poisonous Eurasian perennial herb (Cicuta virosa) of the carrot family; also : any of several poisonous North American plants (especially Cicuta maculata and C. douglasii) of the same genus — compare poison hemlock
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water hemlock noun (Medical Dictionary)
: a tall poisonous Eurasian perennial herb of the genus Cicuta (C. virosa) that is locally abundant in marshy areas or along streams; also : any of several poisonous North American plants of the genus Cicuta (as spotted cowbane)
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