fly poison


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Noun1.fly poison - all parts of plant are highly toxic; bulb pounded and used as a fly poison; sometimes placed in subfamily Melanthiaceae
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
Amianthum, genus Amianthum - one species: fly poison; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
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One by one, men are struck down as they unwillingly drink bottles of fly poison in their sleazy advances.