Definition of veratrum in English:

veratrum

noun

  • A plant of a genus that includes the false helleborines.

    Genus Veratrum, family Liliaceae

    • ‘Overdose of veratrum may result in continuous, prolonged vomiting, which may lead to dehydration.’

Origin

Modern Latin, from Latin, literally ‘hellebore’.

Pronunciation

veratrum

/vəˈreɪtrəm/