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cicuta


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cicuta  \Ci*cu"ta\,  n.  [L.,  the  poison  hemlock.]  (Bot.) 
  a  genus  of  poisonous  umbelliferous  plants,  of  which  the  water 
  hemlock  or  cowbane  is  best  known 
 
  Note:  The  name  cicuta  is  sometimes  erroneously  applied  to 
  Conium  maculatum,  or  officinal  hemlock. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Cicuta 
  n  :  small  genus  of  perennial  herbs  having  deadly  poisonous 
  tuberous  roots:  water  hemlock  [syn:  {Cicuta},  {genus 
  Cicuta}] 




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