black henbane

noun
poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and scopolamine
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Hyoscyamus, ↑genus Hyoscyamus

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noun
: henbane 1a

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black henbane,
= henbane. (Cf.henbane)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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