Hyoscyamus definition

(botany) Any of the genus Hyoscamus of henbanes.
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(medicine) The leaves of the black henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), used in neuralgic and pectoral troubles.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hyoscyamus
Plural:
hyoscami, hyoscyamuses

Origin of hyoscyamus

  • From the genus name.

    From Wiktionary