baneberry

noun bane·ber·ry \ ˈbān-ˌber-ē \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

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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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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