Definition of Leopard's-bane
1. Noun. Any of several herbs of the genus Doronicum having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads.
Group relationships: Doronicum, Genus Doronicum
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
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Literary usage of Leopard's-bane
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Workedited by Thomas Edward Finegan edited by Thomas Edward Finegan (1922)
"Opium, hemlock, henbane, belladonna, aconite, camphor, digitalis, tobacco, alcohol, leopard s-bane, and a variety of other substances, are narcotics ..."
2. Climate and Health Resorts by Isaac Burney Yeo (1885)
"... (Leopard-s Bane). SM Val del Fain. ACHILLEA MOSCHATA (Musk Yarrow). Germ. Wild Frauli. An aromatic herb, from which is distilled a liqueur termed Iva. ..."