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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Veratrum Veratrum n : a genus of coarse poisonous perennial herbs; sometimes placed in subfamily Melanthiaceae [syn: genus Veratrum]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Veratrum Veratrine \Ve*ra"trine\ (?; 277), n. [Cf. F. v['e]ratrine. See Veratrum.] (Chem.) A poisonous alkaloid obtained from the root hellebore (Veratrum) and from sabadilla seeds as a white crystalline powder, having an acrid, burning taste. It is sometimes used externally, as in ointments, in the local treatment of neuralgia and rheumatism. Called also veratria, and veratrina. [1913 Webster] Veratrum \Ve*ra"trum\, n. [L. veratrum hellebore.] (Bot.) A genus of coarse liliaceous herbs having very poisonous qualities. [1913 Webster] Note: Veratrum album of Europe, and Veratrum viride of America, are both called hellebore. They grow in wet land, have large, elliptical, plicate leaves in three vertical ranks, and bear panicles of greenish flowers. [1913 Webster]


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