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Definition of Atropa belladonna

Atropa Belladonna
Dwale Dwale, n. [OE. dwale, dwole, deception, deadly nightshade, AS. dwala, dwola, error, doubt; akin to E. dull. See Dull, a.] 1. (Bot.) The deadly nightshade (Atropa Belladonna), having stupefying qualities. 2. (Her.) The tincture sable or black when blazoned according to the fantastic system in which plants are substituted for the tinctures. 3. A sleeping potion; an opiate. --Chaucer.
Atropa belladonna
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 (A. belladonna); the belladonna lily.

Meaning of Atropa belladonna from wikipedia

- Atropa belladonna, commonly known as belladonna or deadly nightshade, is a perennial herbaceous plant in the nightshade family Solanaceae, which includes...
- Belladonna or Bella Donna may refer to: Atropa belladonna, or deadly nightshade Amaryllis belladonna, also known as the belladonna lily, a flowering plant...
- spp., the henbanes). The best-known member of the genus Atropa is Deadly Nightshade (A. belladonna) - the poisonous plant par excellence in the minds of...
- Atropa baetica is one of Europe's rarest wildflowers. A close relative of the infamous deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna) its specific name derives...
- Fisheries (now DEFRA) states specifically that, in cases of poisoning by Atropa belladonna - far from being antidotes - 'Preparations containing morphine or...
- lycopersi****) the sorcerers' tree ( Latua pubiflora ) and deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna). It is the levorotary isomer of atropine (third of the three major...
- sources of psychoactive alkaloids, Datura, Mandragora (mandrake), and Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade). Certain species are widely known for their medicinal...
- pyramidal structure traditional of perfumes, to combine notes of atropa belladonna, tiger orchid, incense, apricot, saffron and honey. As of 2013, the...
- Dwale, Kentucky, a census-designated place Dwale (anaesthetic), an anaesthetic potion used in medieval medicine Atropa belladonna, a poisonous plant...
- also be extracted from plants of the family Solanaceae, including Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade), Datura innoxia and Datura stramonium (jimson...
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