Definition of ratsbane in English:

ratsbane

Syllabification: rats·bane
Pronunciation: /ˈratsˌbān
 
/

noun

literary
  • Rat poison.
    More example sentences
    • Since arsenic is a cumulative poison, a sub-lethal dose of ratsbane could have been dumped in the communal well or mixed with barrels of flour.

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