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hemlock

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noun hem·lock \ˈhem-ˌläk\

Medical Definition of hemlock

  1. 1a:  any of several poisonous herbs (as a poison hemlock or a water hemlock) of the carrot family (Umbelliferae) having finely cut leaves and small white flowersb:  conium 2

  2. 2:  a drug or lethal drink prepared from the poison hemlock—compare coniine





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