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Easton's Bible Dictionary
The bearded darnel, mentioned only in Matthew 13:25-30
. It is the Lolium temulentum, a species of rye-grass, the seeds of which are a strong soporific poison. It bears the closest resemblance to wheat till the ear appears, and only then the difference is discovered. It grows plentifully in Syria and Palestine.
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Tares'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/t/tares.html. 1897.