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deadly nightshade

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  • noun 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.

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  • noun poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
  • noun 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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