deadly nightshade

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deadly nightshade

deadly nightshade

n
(Plants) a poisonous Eurasian solanaceous plant, Atropa belladonna, having dull purple bell-shaped flowers and small very poisonous black berries. Also called: belladonna or dwale

bel•la•don•na

(ˌbɛl əˈdɒn ə)

n.
1. Also called deadly nightshade. a poisonous plant, Atropa belladonna, of the nightshade family, having purplish red flowers and black berries.
[1590–1600; < Italian bella donna literally, fair lady]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deadly nightshade - perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berriesdeadly nightshade - perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Atropa, genus Atropa - belladonna
2.deadly nightshade - poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berriesdeadly nightshade - poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
genus Solanum, Solanum - type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
nightshade - any of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum; most are poisonous though many bear edible fruit
Translations
беладона
belladona
rulík zlomocný
galnebær
schwarze Tollkirsche
beladono
myrkkykoiso
maszlagos nadragulyanadragulya
ベラドンナ
solanum
vaistinė šunvyšnė
wolfskers
pokrzyk wilcza jagoda
beladonămătrăgună
ľuľkovec zlomocný
volčja češnja
велебиље
belladonna
белладонна

deadly nightshade

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