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spotted cowbane

spot·ted cow·bane
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [spot-id kou-beyn]
    • /ˈspɒt ɪd ˈkaʊˌbeɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [spot-id kou-beyn]
    • /ˈspɒt ɪd ˈkaʊˌbeɪn/

Definition of spotted cowbane words

  • noun spotted cowbane a North American water hemlock, Cicuta maculata, of the parsley family, having a purple-mottled stem, white flowers, and deadly poisonous, tuberlike roots. 1

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Origin of spotted cowbane

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
First recorded in 1840-50

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Parts of speech for Spotted cowbane

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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spotted cowbane popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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