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

 hen·bane /ˈhɛnˌben/

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

 hen·bane /ˈhɛnˌben/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hen·bane n.  Bot. A plant of the genus Hyoscyamus (Hyoscyamus niger). All parts of the plant are poisonous, and the leaves are used for the same purposes as belladonna. It is poisonous to domestic fowls; whence the name. Called also, stinking nightshade, from the fetid odor of the plant. See Hyoscyamus.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves
          and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and
          scopolamine [syn: black henbane, stinking nightshade,
           Hyoscyamus niger]