Indian tobacco


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Indian tobacco

n.
A poisonous North American plant (Lobelia inflata) having light blue to white flowers and rounded seedpods enclosed by an inflated persistent calyx.

Indian tobacco

n
(Plants) a poisonous North American campanulaceous plant, Lobelia inflata, with small pale blue flowers and rounded inflated seed capsules

In′dian tobac`co


n.
a North American plant, Lobelia inflata, lobelia family, with small blue flowers and inflated capsules.
[1610–20]
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Noun1.Indian tobacco - tobacco plant of South America and MexicoIndian tobacco - tobacco plant of South America and Mexico
tobacco plant, tobacco - aromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubs
2.Indian tobacco - North American wild lobelia having small blue flowers and inflated capsules formerly used as an antispasmodicIndian tobacco - North American wild lobelia having small blue flowers and inflated capsules formerly used as an antispasmodic
lobelia - any plant or flower of the genus Lobelia
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Controversy resulted from Thomson's advocacy of lobelia, also known as Indian tobacco or puke week at a time when the orthodox medical community was regularly administering mercury, arsenic, strychnine, opium, and other poisonous materials.
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I wondered if I might be able to resume my beloved tavern conversations (mentioned above) if I took a hookah into the tavern and filled the bowl with corn silk or Indian tobacco.
The Health Minister said that the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) forms the cornerstone of the Government's response to curb the threat of tobacco use and provides a conducive environment for the effective enforcement of the Indian tobacco control law.
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