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Meaning of DEADLY NIGHTSHADE

Pronunciation:  'dedlee'nIt`sheyd

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
  2. [n]  perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine
 
 Synonyms: Atropa belladonna, belladonna, bittersweet, bittersweet nightshade, climbing nightshade, poisonous nightshade, Solanum dulcamara, woody nightshade
 
 See Also: Atropa, genus Atropa, genus Solanum, herb, herbaceous plant, nightshade, Solanum

 

 

 

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