Veratrum definition

vərātrəm
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The dried rhizomes of certain hellebores, once used in medicine.
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Any of various poisonous herbs of the genus Veratrum.
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A taxonomic genus, within subfamily Melanthieae - the false hellebores.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
veratrum
Plural:
veratrums

Origin of veratrum

  • From Latin vÄ“rātrum (“hellebore")

    From Wiktionary