poison hemlock

noun

Definition of poison hemlock

: a large European biennial poisonous herb (Conium maculatum) of the carrot family that is naturalized in the U.S. and has finely divided leaves and small white flowers — compare water hemlock

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1757

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poison hemlock

noun

medical Definition of poison hemlock

1 : a large European poisonous herb of the genus Conium (C. maculatum) that is naturalized in the U.S. and has finely divided leaves and white flowers

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