squirrel corn

noun

Definition of squirrel corn

  1. :  a North American herb (Dicentra canadensis) of the fumitory family with much-divided leaves and a scapose raceme of cream-colored flowers

1843

First Known Use of squirrel corn

1843


Medical Dictionary

squirrel corn

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noun squir·rel corn \ˈskwər(-ə)l-, chiefly British ˈskwir-əl-\

Medical Definition of squirrel corn

  1. :  a poisonous North American herb (Dicentra canadensis of the family Fumariaceae) from which bulbocapnine is obtained


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