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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Onagraceae — 7-10 species of flowering plants, most commonly known as enchanter's nightshades.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Κίρκη (Kirke, "Circe"), the mythical enchantress who used the plant in her magic.

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