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hogweed

(hôg′wēd′, hŏg′-)
n.
1. Any of various coarse weedy plants of the genus Heracleum of the parsley family, having divided leaves and small flowers in umbels, and including several species that are phototoxic.
2. Any of various other coarse weeds, such as horseweed or ragweed.
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broom

(brūm)
Herbal made from Cytisus scoparius; purported value as cathartic, diuretic, and emetic. Known to cause abortion. Poisoning possible with overdose. Not approved for any therapeutic purpose.
Synonym(s): broomtop, hogweed, Irish tops, Scotch broom.
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