What does henbane mean?

Definitions for henbaneˈhɛnˌbeɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. henbane, black henbane, stinking nightshade, Hyoscyamus niger(noun)

    poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and scopolamine


  1. henbane(Noun)

    A poisonous plant, Hyoscyamus niger, used sometimes as a drug that causes at least hallucinations, dilated pupils, restlessness, and flushed skin.

  2. henbane(Noun)

    Any other plant of the genus Hyoscyamus.

  3. Origin: From hen + bane.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Henbane(noun)

    a plant of the genus Hyoscyamus (H. 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

  2. Origin: [Hen + bane.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of henbane in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of henbane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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