(Science: botany) A kind of larkspur (Delphinium Staphysagria), and its seeds, which are violently purgative and emetic. They are used as a parasiticide, and in the East for poisoning fish.
Origin: Corrupted from NL. Staphis agria, Gr. Dried grape – wild.
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