fool's-parsley

fool's-pars·ley

(fo͞olz′pär′slē)
n.
A poisonous European weed (Aethusa cynapium) in the parsley family, having finely divided leaves, umbels of small white flowers, and an unpleasant odor.

fool's-parsley

n
(Plants) an evil-smelling Eurasian umbelliferous plant, Aethusa cynapium, with small white flowers: contains the poison coniine

fool's′-pars`ley



n.
an Old World fetid, poisonous weed, Aethusacynapium, of the parsley family.
[1745–55]