Definition of Hemlock water dropwort

1. Noun. European poisonous herb having tuberous roots, yellow juice that stains the skin, yellow flowers and foliage resembling celery; all parts extremely poisonous.

Exact synonyms: Oenanthe Crocata, Water Dropwort
Group relationships: Genus Oenanthe, Oenanthe
Generic synonyms: Poisonous Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemlock Water Dropwort

hemizygos vein
hemizygosity
hemizygote
hemizygotes
hemizygotic
hemizygous
hemizygous vein
hemless
hemline
hemline theory
hemlines
hemlock
hemlock tree
hemlock water dropwort (current term)
hemlock woolly adelgid
hemlock woolly adelgids
hemlocks
hemloite
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hemmed and hawed
hemmed in
hemmel
hemmels
hemmer
hemmers
hemming
hemming-stitch
hemming and hawing

Literary usage of Hemlock water dropwort

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1. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Herbs, mostly of marshes. About 40 species, widely distributed; 2 in US a. Oe. crocata L. Europe. Hemlock Water-dropwort, Belder- root, ..."

2. Chambers' Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1892)
"The Common Water-dropwort (Œ. fistulosa) and the Hemlock Water-dropwort, or Water Hemlock ( Œ. ... A number of species are natives of Hemlock Water-dropwort ..."

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