Musquash root
Musquash Mus"quash, n. [American Indian name.] (Zo["o]l.) See {Muskrat}. [1913 Webster]

{Musquash root} (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant ({Cicuta maculata}), having a poisonous root. See {Water hemlock}. [1913 Webster]


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  • musquash root. — See spotted cowbane. [1605 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • musquash root — noun : spotted cowbane …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Musquash — Mus quash, n. [American Indian name.] (Zo[ o]l.) See {Muskrat}. [1913 Webster] {Musquash root} (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant ({Cicuta maculata}), having a poisonous root. See {Water hemlock}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cicuta maculata — Musquash Mus quash, n. [American Indian name.] (Zo[ o]l.) See {Muskrat}. [1913 Webster] {Musquash root} (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant ({Cicuta maculata}), having a poisonous root. See {Water hemlock}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conium — Poison hemlock redirects here. For other uses of hemlock , see Hemlock. Conium Conium maculatum Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • List of Canadian plants by genus C — Below is a list of Canadian plants by genus. Due to the vastness of Canada s biodiversity, this page is divided.Many of the plants seen in Canada are introduced, either intentionally or accidentally. N indicated native and X indicated exotic.… …   Wikipedia

  • poison hemlock — hemlock (defs. 1, 3). [1810 20, Amer.] * * * Any of several poisonous herbaceous plants of the parsley family, especially Conium maculatum, believed to be the plant that killed Socrates. It is now common in the U.S. as well as in Europe. A tall… …   Universalium

  • spotted cowbane — a North American water hemlock, Cicuta maculata, of the parsley family, having a purple mottled stem, white flowers, and deadly poisonous, tuberlike roots. Also called musquash root, spotted hemlock. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

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