Poison parsnip
Parsnip Pars"nip (p[aum]rs"n[i^]p), n. [OE. parsnepe, from a French form, fr. L. pastinaca; cf. pastinare to dig up, pastinum a kind of dibble; cf. OF. pastenade, pastenaque.] (Bot.) The aromatic and edible spindle-shaped root of the cultivated form of the {Pastinaca sativa}, a biennial umbelliferous plant which is very poisonous in its wild state; also, the plant itself. [1913 Webster]

{Cow parsnip}. See {Cow parsnip}.

{Meadow parsnip}, the European cow parsnip.

{Poison parsnip}, the wild stock of the parsnip.

{Water parsnip}, any plant of the umbelliferous genus {Sium}, the species of which are poisonous. [1913 Webster]


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