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baneberry


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Baneberry  \Bane"ber`ry\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  {(Act[ae]a)}  of  plants,  of  the  order 
  {Ranunculace[ae]},  native  in  the  north  temperate  zone.  The 
  red  or  white  berries  are  poisonous. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  baneberry 
  n  1:  a  poisonous  berry  of  a  plant  of  the  genus  Actaea 
  2:  a  plant  of  the  genus  Actaea  having  acrid  poisonous  berries 
  [syn:  {cohosh},  {herb  Christopher}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Baneberry,  TN  (city,  FIPS  3078) 
  Location:  36.04484  N,  83.28345  W 
  Population  (1990):  218  (109  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  37890 




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