a plant used to kill or stupefy fish when placed in water as an extract, e.g. Levant berry (Cocculus indicus (an older name) or Anamirta paniculata) crushed and scattered on the water surface by Indian fisherman

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fishberry — fish·ber·ry …   English syllables

  • fishberry — ˈfish see berry noun : fish poison; specifically : cocculus II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anamirta cocculus — Indian berry (Anamirta cocculus) Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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