baneberry

noun bane·ber·ry \ ˈbān-ˌber-ē \

Definition of baneberry

:any of several perennial herbs (genus Actaea) of the buttercup family having acrid poisonous berries; also :one of the berries

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First Known Use of baneberry

1755


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baneberry

noun bane·ber·ry \ ˈbān-ˌber-ē, British often & US sometimes -b(ə-)rē \

medical Definition of baneberry

plural baneberries
1 :the acid poisonous berry of any plant of the genus Actaea
2 :a plant of the genus Actaea

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