1. henbane

noun. ['ˈhɛnˌbeɪn'] poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and scopolamine.


  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • stinking nightshade
  • genus Hyoscyamus
  • Hyoscyamus
  • Hyoscyamus niger

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Words that Rhyme with Henbane

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Example sentences of the word henbane

1. Noun, singular or mass
Black henbane, or Hyoscyamus niger, is a similar herb containing scopolamine, atropine and hyoscyamine.