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1. (Plants) an evergreen South American plant, Jacquinia barbasco, which produces a poison harmless to humans but useful for stunning fish to make them easy to catch
2. (Plants) any of a variety of South American plants producing similar poisons
3. (Plants) the poison produced by barbasco plants
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|Noun||1.||barbasco - West Indian shrub or small tree having leathery saponaceous leaves and extremely hard wood|
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