angel's trumpet

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Related to angel's trumpets: Brugmansia, Brugmansia arborea

angel's trumpet

n.
Any of several tropical or subtropical American plants of the genera Brugmansia or Datura in the nightshade family, having large, variously colored trumpet-shaped flowers.
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Noun1.angel's trumpet - South American plant cultivated for its very large nocturnally fragrant trumpet-shaped flowersangel's trumpet - South American plant cultivated for its very large nocturnally fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers
Brugmansia, genus Brugmansia - includes some plants often placed in the genus Datura: angel's trumpets
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.angel's trumpet - a South American plant that is cultivated for its large fragrant trumpet-shaped flowersangel's trumpet - a South American plant that is cultivated for its large fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers
Brugmansia, genus Brugmansia - includes some plants often placed in the genus Datura: angel's trumpets
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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If I could only wake at her side, when the angel's trumpet sounds, and the graves give up their dead at the resurrection!'--Marian!
Brugmansia (datura) BRUGMANSIA, or datura as they used to be called, are quite spectacular with their bold trumpet-shaped flowers, giving rise to their common name angel's trumpets.
BRUGMANSIA Brugmansia, or datura as they used to be called, are quite spectacular with their bold trumpetshaped flowers, giving rise to their common name, angel's trumpets.
Brugmansia (datura) Brugmansia, or datura as they used to be called, are quite spectacular with their bold trumpetshaped flowers, giving rise to their common name angel's trumpets.
ANGEL'S TRUMPETS ANGEL'S trumpets have a heav enly, sweet fragrance.
IN the greenhouse or conservatory, water sparingly such plants as fuchsias, geraniums, brugmansia (angel's trumpets) and other exotics being overwintered under glass, keeping the compost just moist.