cowbane

noun
cow·​bane | \ ˈkau̇-ˌbān How to pronounce cowbane (audio) \

Definition of cowbane

: any of several poisonous plants (such as a water hemlock) of the carrot family

First Known Use of cowbane

1776, in the meaning defined above

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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 8 Mar. 2021.

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Medical Definition of cowbane

— see spotted cowbane

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