Definition of Veratrum

1. Noun. A genus of coarse poisonous perennial herbs; sometimes placed in subfamily Melanthiaceae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Veratrum
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: False Hellebore, Hellebore

Definition of Veratrum

1. n. A genus of coarse liliaceous herbs having very poisonous qualities.

2. n. A genus of coarse liliaceous herbs having very poisonous qualities.

Definition of Veratrum

1. Noun. Any of various poisonous herbs of the genus ''Veratrum'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Veratrum

1. a poisonous herb [n -S]

Medical Definition of Veratrum

1. A genus of coarse liliaceous herbs having very poisonous qualities. Veratrum album of Europe, and Veratrum viride of America, are both called hellebore. They grow in wet land, have large, elliptical, plicate leaves in three vertical ranks, and bear panicles of greenish flowers. Origin: L. Veratrum hellebore. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Veratrum

veratria
veratrias
veratric
veratric acid
veratridine
veratridines
veratrin
veratrina
veratrine
veratrines
veratrins
veratrol
veratrole
veratroles
veratrols
veratrum (current term)
veratrum alkaloids
veratrums
veratryl alcohol oxidase
verb
verb-object
verb phrase
verb phrases
verbage
verbal
verbal-noun
verbal agraphia
verbal apraxia

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