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Meaning of hemlock

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: poisonous drug derived from an Eurasian plant of the genus
           Conium; "Socrates refused to flee and died by drinking
      2: large branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa
         and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves
         and white flowers; usually found in damp habitats; all parts
         extremely poisonous [syn: {hemlock}, {poison hemlock},
         {poison parsley}, {California fern}, {Nebraska fern}, {winter
         fern}, {Conium maculatum}]
      3: soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the
         western hemlock
      4: an evergreen tree [syn: {hemlock}, {hemlock tree}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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