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1. hemlock

noun. ['ˈhɛmˌlɑːk'] 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.

Synonyms

  • genus Conium
  • Conium maculatum
  • poisonous plant
  • winter fern
  • Conium
  • poison parsley
  • poison hemlock
  • California fern

Etymology

  • hemlok (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Hemlock

  • ashlock
  • blacklock
  • carlock
  • deadlock
  • erlach
  • flintlock
  • gridlock
  • hammerlock
  • havelock
  • kalok
  • landlock
  • madlock
  • matchlock
  • matlock
  • niblock
  • oarlock
  • overlock
  • padlock
  • portlock
  • roadblock

Sentences with hemlock


1. Noun, singular or mass
A water hemlock is found in a wet environment such as ponds, streams or ditch banks.

Quotes about hemlock


1. The way a crowShook down on meThe dust of snowFrom a hemlock treeHas given my heartA change of moodAnd saved some partOf a day I had rued.
- Robert Frost

2. hemlock

noun. ['ˈhɛmˌlɑːk'] an evergreen tree.

Synonyms

  • western hemlock
  • west coast hemlock
  • Tsuga canadensis
  • Canadian hemlock
  • Carolina hemlock
  • Tsuga caroliniana
  • Tsuga
  • Pacific hemlock
  • Tsuga heterophylla
  • coniferous tree
  • eastern hemlock
  • genus Tsuga
  • Tsuga mertensiana
  • conifer
  • hemlock tree
  • spruce pine
  • black hemlock

Etymology

  • hemlok (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. hemlock

noun. ['ˈhɛmˌlɑːk'] poisonous drug derived from an Eurasian plant of the genus Conium.

Synonyms

  • plant toxin

Etymology

  • hemlok (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. hemlock

noun. ['ˈhɛmˌlɑːk'] soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock.

Synonyms

  • wood

Etymology

  • hemlok (Middle English (1100-1500))
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