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hen·bane

 (hĕn′bān′)
n.
A poisonous Eurasian plant (Hyoscyamus niger) in the nightshade family, having a strong odor, sticky leaves, and funnel-shaped greenish-yellow flowers. It is a source of hyoscyamine.

henbane

(ˈhɛnˌbeɪn)
n
(Plants) a poisonous solanaceous European plant, Hyoscyamus niger, with sticky hairy leaves and funnel-shaped greenish flowers: yields the drug hyoscyamine

hen•bane

(ˈhɛnˌbeɪn)

n.
an Old World plant, Hyoscyamus niger, of the nightshade family, that has hairy foliage and possesses narcotic and poisonous properties.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.henbane - poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowershenbane - poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and scopolamine
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Hyoscyamus, Hyoscyamus - genus of poisonous herbs: henbane
Translations
bulmeurt
lulek
bolmört

henbane

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