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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Atropa belladonna Atropa belladonna n : perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine [syn: belladonna, deadly nightshade]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Atropa belladonna Death's-herb \Death's"-herb`\, n. The deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna). --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster] Atropa \Atropa\ n. a genus of plants of the nightshade family, including the belladonna (Atropa belladonna). Syn: genus Atropa. [WordNet 1.5] Atropine \At"ro*pine\, n. [Gr. ? inflexible; hence ? ?, one of the three Parc[ae]; 'a priv. + ? to turn.] (Chem.) A poisonous, white, crystallizable alkaloid, extracted from the Atropa belladonna, or deadly nightshade, and the Datura Stramonium, or thorn apple. It is remarkable for its power in dilating the pupil of the eye. Called also daturine. [1913 Webster] Belladonna \Bel`la*don"na\, n. [It., literally fine lady; bella beautiful + donna lady.] (Bot.) (a) An herbaceous European plant (Atropa belladonna) with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries. The whole plant and its fruit are very poisonous, and the root and leaves are used as powerful medicinal agents. Its properties are largely due to the alkaloid atropine which it contains. Called also deadly nightshade. (b) A species of Amaryllis (Amaryllis belladonna); the belladonna lily. [1913 Webster]


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