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 for Cicuta
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cicuta \Ci*cu"ta\, n. [L., the poison hemlock.] (Bot.)
     a genus of poisonous umbelliferous plants, of which the water
     hemlock or cowbane is best known.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: The name cicuta is sometimes erroneously applied to
           Conium maculatum, or officinal hemlock.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: small genus of perennial herbs having deadly poisonous
           tuberous roots: water hemlock [syn: Cicuta, genus

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