Synonyms of hemlock


1. hemlock, plant toxin, phytotoxin

usage: poisonous drug derived from an Eurasian plant of the genus Conium; "Socrates refused to flee and died by drinking hemlock"

2. hemlock, poison hemlock, poison parsley, California fern, Nebraska fern, winter fern, Conium maculatum, poisonous plant

usage: 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

3. hemlock, wood

usage: soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock

4. hemlock, hemlock tree, conifer, coniferous tree

usage: an evergreen tree

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