HyperDic: belladonna_plant

English > 1 sense of the expression belladonna plant:
NOUNplantbelladonna plant, belladonna, deadly nightshade, Atropa belladonnaperennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries
English > belladonna plant: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningperennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine.
Synonymsbelladonna, deadly nightshade, Atropa belladonna
Member ofAtropa, genus Atropabelladonna
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishbelladona
CatalanAtropa belladonna, belladona

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