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Hemlock

Hem´lock
n.1.(Bot.) The name of several poisonous umbelliferous herbs having finely cut leaves and small white flowers, as the Cicuta maculata, Cicuta bulbifera, and Cicuta virosa, and the Conium maculatum. See Conium.
2.(Bot.) An evergreen tree common in North America (Abies Canadensis or Tsuga Canadensis); hemlock spruce.
3.The wood or timber of the hemlock tree.
Ground hemlock
See under Ground.
Noun1.hemlock - poisonous drug derived from an Eurasian plant of the genus Conium; "Socrates refused to flee and died by drinking hemlock"
2.Hemlockhemlock - large branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers; usually found in damp habitats; all parts extremely poisonous
3.hemlock - soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock
4.hemlock - an evergreen tree
Synonyms: hemlock tree
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