Arrow Poison

A substance used to poison arrows. Calotropsis, Dioscorea, Diospyros, Drepanocarpus, Euphorbia, Hippomane, Hura, Lonchocarpus, Mucuna, Paullinia, Pedilanthus, Pentaclethra, Perebea, Petiveria, Piscidia, Strychnos.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • Arrow poison — Arrow poisons are used to poison arrow heads or darts for the purposes of hunting. They have been used by hunter gatherer peoples worldwide and are still in use in areas of South America, Africa and Asia. Notable examples are the poisons secreted …   Wikipedia

  • arrow-poison — vytelinis strofantas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Stepukinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Strophanthus sarmentosus), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Strophanthus sarmentosus angl. arrow poison šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • arrow-poison — arrˈow poison noun Poison smeared on arrowheads • • • Main Entry: ↑arrow …   Useful english dictionary

  • arrow poison — a preparation of plant alkaloids used on arrows in certain primitive societies …   Medical dictionary

  • arrow-poison frog — /ˌæroʊ pɔɪzən ˈfrɒg/ (say .aroh poyzuhn frog) noun → dendrobates …   Australian English dictionary

  • kombe arrow-poison — strėlinis strofantas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Stepukinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Strophanthus kombe), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Strophanthus kombe angl. kombe; kombe arrow poison šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Arrow — An arrow is a pointed projectile that is shot with a bow. It predates recorded history and is common to most cultures. Structure A normal arrow consists of a shaft with an arrowhead attached to the front end, with fletchings and a nock at the… …   Wikipedia

  • Poison dart frog — Poison dart frogs (Dendrobatidae) Dendrobates azureus (top) and Dendrobates leucomelas Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • poison — n Poison, venom, virus, toxin, bane mean matter or a substance that when present in an organism or intro duced into it produces an injurious or deadly effect. Poison is the most inclusive of these words and is applicable to any deadly or noxious… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Poison — Poi son, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Poisoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Poisoning}.] [Cf. OF. poisonner, F. empoissoner, L. potionare to give to drink. See {Poison}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To put poison upon or into; to infect with poison; as, to poison an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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