Conium maculatum
Conium Co*ni"um (? or ?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? hemlock.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of biennial, poisonous, white-flowered, umbelliferous plants, bearing ribbed fruit (``seeds'') and decompound leaves. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) The common hemlock ({Conium maculatum}, poison hemlock, spotted hemlock, poison parsley), a roadside weed of Europe, Asia, and America, cultivated in the United States for medicinal purpose. It is an active poison. The leaves and fruit are used in medicine. [1913 Webster]


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  • Conium maculatum — Conine Co nine (? or ?), n. [From {Conium}.] (Chem.) A powerful and very poisonous vegetable alkaloid found in the hemlock ({Conium maculatum}) and extracted as a colorless oil, {C8H17N}, of strong repulsive odor and acrid taste. It is regarded… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conium maculatum — Conhydrine Con*hy drine (? or ?), n. [Conium + hydrate.] (Chem.) A vegetable alkaloid found with conine in the poison hemlock ({Conium maculatum}). It is a white crystalline substance, {C8H17NO}, easily convertible into conine. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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