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4 definitions found
 for Datura stramonium
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jamestown weed \James"town` weed`\ (Bot.)
     The poisonous thorn apple or stramonium ({Datura
     stramonium), a rank weed early noticed at Jamestown,
     Virginia. See Datura.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: This name is often corrupted into jimson, jimpson, and
           gympsum.
           [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stramonium \Stra*mo"ni*um\, n. [NL.; Cf. F. stramoine.] (Bot.)
     A poisonous plant ({Datura Stramonium); stinkweed. See
     Datura, and Jamestown weed.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Datura stramonium
      n 1: intensely poisonous tall coarse annual tropical weed having
           rank-smelling foliage, large white or violet trumpet-shaped
           flowers and prickly fruits [syn: jimsonweed, jimson
           weed, Jamestown weed, common thorn apple, apple of
           Peru, Datura stramonium]

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