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Definition of deadly nightshade
deadly nightshadeBelladonna 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. Deadly nightshadeDeadly Dead"ly, a.
1. Capable of causing death; mortal; fatal; destructive;
certain or likely to cause death; as, a deadly blow or
2. Aiming or willing to destroy; implacable; desperately
hostile; flagitious; as, deadly enemies.
Thy assailant is quick, skillful, and deadly.
3. Subject to death; mortal. [Obs.]
The image of a deadly man. --Wyclif (Rom.
Deadly nightshade (Bot.), a poisonous plant; belladonna.
See under Nightshade.
Meaning of deadly nightshade from wikipedia
- belladonna, commonly known
or deadly nightshade
, is a perennial herbaceous plant
in the nightshade family
Solanaceae, which includes
(Tilda Johnson), formerly known
as Dr. Nightshade
and Deadly Nightshade
, is a fictional character appearing
in American comic books
- The Deadly Nightshade
is a New England-based rock and country
Anne Bowen, Pamela
Brandt, and Helen
Hooke, who originally
is a fictional
character, a comic
book superheroine published
by DC Comics. Created
by David Kaler
Ditko, the character first
- Deadly Nightshade
is a 1953 British crime drama
by John Gilling. It stars Emrys
Jones, Zena Marshall
and John Horsely. A convict
- The Solanaceae, or nightshades
, are an economically important family
plants. The family ranges
and perennial herbs
- toxic deadly nightshade
belladonna, in a different Solanaceae genus
altogether. A comparison
of the fruit shows
that the black nightshade
- Powell becomes Nightshade
up with the Flash
the Ghost. Later unknowingly inspires
the Deadly Nightshade
; is framed
- Atropine occurs naturally
in a number
of the nightshade family including deadly nightshade
weed, and mandrake. It was first isolated
23, 2018 on January
26, when lead single
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as a digital
download. John D. Cronise
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