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  Words related to hemlock

Related / Similar Words: hemlock tree, poison hemlock, poison parsley, California fern, Nebraska fern, winter fern, Conium maculatum

 

Definition:
  • an evergreen tree;
  • soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock;
  • 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;
  • poisonous drug derived from an Eurasian plant of the genus Conium; "Socrates refused to flee and died by drinking hemlock";

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    Hyponyms: eastern hemlock, Canadian hemlock, spruce pine, Tsuga canadensis, Carolina hemlock, Tsuga caroliniana, mountain hemlock, black hemlock, Tsuga mertensiana, western hemlock, Pacific hemlock, west coast hemlock, Tsuga heterophylla

     

    Substance Meronyms: hemlock tree

     

    Member Meronyms: Tsuga, genus Tsuga, Conium, genus Conium

     

     
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