death camas

noun

Definition of death camas

: any of several plants (genus Zigadenus) of the lily family that cause poisoning of livestock in the western U.S.

First Known Use of death camas

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Death camas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/death%20camas. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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