Amianthum muscitoxicum

noun
all parts of plant are highly toxic; bulb pounded and used as a fly poison; sometimes placed in subfamily Melanthiaceae
Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Amianthum, ↑genus Amianthum

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  • Amianthum — noun one species: fly poison; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae • Syn: ↑genus Amianthum • Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amianthum muscaetoxicum — noun all parts of plant are highly toxic; bulb pounded and used as a fly poison; sometimes placed in subfamily Melanthiaceae • Syn: ↑fly poison, ↑Amianthum muscitoxicum • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Amianthum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Amianthum — noun one species: fly poison; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae • Syn: ↑Amianthum • Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly poison — noun all parts of plant are highly toxic; bulb pounded and used as a fly poison; sometimes placed in subfamily Melanthiaceae • Syn: ↑Amianthum muscaetoxicum, ↑Amianthum muscitoxicum • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Amianthum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • liliaceous plant — noun plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber • Hypernyms: ↑bulbous plant • Hyponyms: ↑lily, ↑agapanthus, ↑lily of the Nile, ↑albuca, ↑colicroot, ↑colic root, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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