Egyptian henbane

noun
poisonous herb whose leaves are a source of hyoscyamine
Syn: ↑Hyoscyamus muticus
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Hyoscyamus, ↑genus Hyoscyamus

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized E
: the leaves of an herb (Hyoscyamus muticus) used as a source of hyoscyamine

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