cowbane

noun

cow·​bane ˈkau̇-ˌbān How to pronounce cowbane (audio)
: any of several poisonous plants (such as a water hemlock) of the carrot family

Word History

First Known Use

1776, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cowbane was in 1776

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“Cowbane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cowbane. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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