water dropwort

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n water dropwort European poisonous herb having tuberous roots, yellow juice that stains the skin, yellow flowers and foliage resembling celery; all parts extremely poisonous
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Water dropwort (Bot) A European poisonous umbelliferous plant (Enanthe fistulosa) with large hollow stems and finely divided leaves.
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Usage

In literature:

The Hemlock Water Dropwort is common all over the country, and it is in flower most of the summer.
"Flowers Shown to the Children" by C. E. Smith
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