Ac·​taea ak-ˈtē-ə How to pronounce Actaea (audio)
: a small genus of white-flowered herbs of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) comprising the baneberries and having acrid poisonous berries

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“Actaea.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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