death camass: Meaning and Definition of

death' cam"ass

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. any of several North American plants belonging to the genus Zigadenus, of the lily family, having narrow leaves and clusters of flowers.
  2. the root of any of these plants, poisonous to sheep and other animals.
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