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

  • n. See datura.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The annual plant Datura stramonium, having white flowers and prickly capsules.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Jamestown weed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant of the genus Datura, chiefly D. Stramonium. The name refers to the large spiny capsule. See stramonium.
  • n. A fruit of some species of Cratægus or thorn-tree; a haw; also, the tree itself.

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

  • n. any of several plants of the genus Datura


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