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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ve·ra·trum /vəˈretrəm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ve·ra·trum /vəˈretrəm/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ve·ra·trum prop. n.  Bot. A genus of coarse liliaceous herbs having very poisonous qualities.
 Note:Veratrum album of Europe, and Veratrum viride of America, are both called hellebore. They grow in wet land, have large, elliptical, plicate leaves in three vertical ranks, and bear panicles of greenish flowers.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a genus of coarse poisonous perennial herbs; sometimes
          placed in subfamily Melanthiaceae [syn: genus Veratrum]