devil's turnip


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Noun1.devil's turnip - white-flowered vine having thick roots and bearing small black berries; Europe to Iran
briony, bryony - a vine of the genus Bryonia having large leaves and small flowers and yielding acrid juice with emetic and purgative properties
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The French call Bryony Navet du Diable, the Devil's turnip.
The root, called the Devil's turnip, is also dangerous.