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deadly nightshade

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See belladonna.
  • n. See bittersweet nightshade.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The plant Atropa belladonna, a perennial shrub of the nightshade family that contains high concentrations of the alkaloid atropine which can be deadly if taken in excess.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a poisonous plant; belladonna. See under Nightshade.
  • n. Same as Belladonna (a).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
  • n. perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine

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