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henbane (n.)

poisonous Eurasian plant, mid-13c., from hen (n.) + bane (n.).

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Definitions of henbane

henbane (n.)
poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and scopolamine;
Synonyms: black henbane / stinking nightshade / Hyoscyamus niger
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