Flybane
Flybane Fly"bane`, n. (Bot.) A kind of catchfly of the genus {Silene}; also, a poisonous mushroom ({Agaricus muscarius}); fly agaric. [1913 Webster]

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  • flybane — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : any of several plants considered to be destructive to houseflies (as a catchfly or the fly agaric) * * * flyˈbane noun 1. Poison for flies 2. A name for various plants used for this • • • Main Entry: ↑fly …   Useful english dictionary

  • Agaricus muscarius — Flybane Fly bane , n. (Bot.) A kind of catchfly of the genus {Silene}; also, a poisonous mushroom ({Agaricus muscarius}); fly agaric. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catchfly — n. Flybane …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • lobel's catchfly — ˈlōbəlz noun Usage: usually capitalized L Etymology: after Matthias de Lobel more at lobelia : a European annual herb (Silene armeria) with hollow stems and deep rose flowers that is adventive in eastern No. America called also flybane, garden… …   Useful english dictionary

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