from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See jimsonweed.
- n. The dried poisonous leaves of the jimsonweed, used in the treatment of asthma.
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- n. The jimsonweed plant
- n. A narcotic drug obtained from the dried leaves of this plant
New Latin, specific epithet, perhaps ultimately from Tatar turman, a medicine for horses.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)