Hemlock

• (n.) The name of several poisonous umbelliferous herbs having finely cut leaves and small white flowers, as the Cicuta maculata, bulbifera, and virosa, and the Conium maculatum. See Conium. • (n.) The wood or timber of the hemlock tree. • (n.) An evergreen tree common in North America (Abies, / Tsuga, Canadensis); hemlock spruce.He...
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Hemlock

(Tsuga) These evergreen trees are commonly known as Hemlock or Hemlock Spruce. Hemlocks are found wild in North America, the Himalayas, Japan and China. Most of these trees are hardy and as other Conifers (cone-bearing tree), need a fairly clean atmosphere to survive. Hemlock can be distinguished from other Conifers by its flat, linear, dark green ...
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hemlock

1. <botany> The name of several poisonous umbelliferous herbs having finely cut leaves and small white flowers, as the Cicuta maculata, bulbifera, and virosa, and the Conium maculatum. See Conium. ... The potion of hemlock administered to Socrates is by some thought to have been a decoction of Cicuta virosa, or water hemlock, by others, of Co...
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hemlock

noun an evergreen tree
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Hemlock

[editor] Hemlock is a free Emacs-style text editor for most POSIX-compliant Unix systems. It follows the tradition of the Lisp Machine editor ZWEI and the ITS/TOPS-20 implementation of Emacs, but differs from many other Emacs variants in that it is written in Common Lisp rather than the usual Emacs Lisp — that is, the Lisp machine and ITS...
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Hemlock

Hem'lock noun [ Middle English hemeluc , humloc , Anglo-Saxon hemlic , hymlic .] 1. (Botany) The name of several poisonous umbelliferous herbs having finely cut leaves and small white flowers, as the Cicuta maculata , bulbifera , and virosa...
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hemlock

any of about 14 species of coniferous evergreen trees comprising the genus Tsuga of the family Pinaceae, native to North America and central and ... [2 related articles]
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Hemlock

Hemlock (Conium maculatum) is a poisonous biennial herb of the family Umbelliferae supposed to be identical with the plant koneion of the Greeks.. It is a tall, erect, branching biennial, with a smooth, shining, hollow stem usually marked with purple spots. It has elegant, much divided leaves which when bruised emit a nauseous odour. The flowers ar...
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hemlock

hemlock, any tree of the genus Tsuga, coniferous evergreens of the family Pinaceae (pine family) native to North America and Asia. The common hemlock of E North America is T. canadensis, an ornamental tree (sometimes cultivated as a hedge) with small cones and short, dark green leaves so arranged as...
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hemlock

Plant belonging to the carrot family, native to Europe, western Asia, and North Africa. It grows up to 2 m/6 ft high and produces delicate clusters of small white flowers. The whole plant, especially the root and fruit, is poisonous, causing paralysis of the nervous system. The name `hemlock` is also given to some North American and A...
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hemlock

Type: Term Pronunciation: hem′lok Synonyms: conium
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hemlock

[n] - poisonous drug derived from an Eurasian plant of the genus Conium 2. [n] - large branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers 3. [n] - soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock 4. [n] - an evergreen tree
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