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Synonyms of bugbane

Noun


1. white hellebore, American hellebore, Indian poke, bugbane, Veratrum viride, hellebore, false hellebore

usage: North American plant having large leaves and yellowish green flowers growing in racemes; yields a toxic alkaloid used medicinally

2. bugbane, woody plant, ligneous plant

usage: a plant of the genus Cimicifuga having flowers in long racemes or panicles reported to be distasteful to insects

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