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Noun: henbane  'hen,beyn
  1. Poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and scopolamine
    - black henbane, stinking nightshade, Hyoscyamus niger

Derived forms: henbanes

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: genus Hyoscyamus, Hyoscyamus

Encyclopedia: Henbane