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Cicuta

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noun Ci·cu·ta \sə-ˈkyüt-ə\

Medical Definition of Cicuta

  1. :  a small genus of perennial herbs of the family Umbelliferae that have tuberous deadly poisonous roots and twice or thrice pinnate or ternate leaves—see spotted cowbane, water hemlock


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of Cicuta


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