Definition of Bear's foot
1. Noun. Digitate-leaved hellebore with an offensive odor and irritant qualities when taken internally.
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Literary usage of Bear's foot
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1. Fundamentals of the English Language, Or, Orthography and Orthoepy: Designed by Frank Van Buren Irish (1888)
"... and the compound has a peculiar meaning, the hyphen is used; as, king's-evil, bird's-eye, crow's-nest, Jew's- harp, lady' s-slipper, bear' s-foot. g. ..."
2. Transaction by Texas Medical Association (1876)
"... or Bear-foot; so-called from the resemblance the leaf has to a bear-s foot. The root is the part used in medicine; it is large and fleshy like a potato. ..."