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veratrum

Line breaks: ver|atrum
Pronunciation: /vəˈreɪtrəm
 
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Definition of veratrum in English:

noun (plural veratrums)

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

Origin

modern Latin, from Latin, literally 'hellebore'.

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