Definition of veratrum in English:


Line breaks: ver|atrum
Pronunciation: /vəˈreɪtrəm

noun (plural veratrums)

A plant of a genus that includes the false helleborines.
  • Genus Veratrum, family Liliaceae
More example sentences
  • Overdose of veratrum may result in continuous, prolonged vomiting, which may lead to dehydration.


modern Latin, from Latin, literally 'hellebore'.

Definition of veratrum in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day rebuff
Pronunciation: rɪˈbʌf
reject (someone or something) in an abrupt manner…