King James Dictionary
1. A plant of the genus Conium, whose leaves and root are poisonous. Also, the Cicuta maculata.
2. A tree of the genus Pinus, an evergreen.
3. A poison, an infusion or decoction of the poisonous plant.
Popular liberty might then have escaped the indelible reproach of decreeing to the same citizens the hemlock on one day, and statues on the next.
Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.
Entry for 'Hemlock'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/h/hemlock.html.