how to pronounce hemlock


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the above transcription of hemlock is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hemlock is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hemlock in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the hemlock forest our donna hanover has …”

meanings of hemlock


  1. Conium, either Conium maculatum or Conium chaerophylloides.
  2. The poison obtained from these Conium and Cicuta plants.
  3. Cicuta, water hemlock plant.
  4. Any of the poisonous umbelliferous plants, of the genera.
  5. Any of several coniferous trees, of the genus Tsuga, that grow in North America; the wood of such trees.

hemlock frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hemlock occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hemlock can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hemlock can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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