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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
(Tilda Johnson), formerly known
as Dr. Nightshade
and Deadly Nightshade
, is a fictional character appearing
in American comic books
- Deadly Nightshade
is a 1953 British crime drama
by John Gilling. It stars Emrys
Jones, Zena Marshall
and John Horsely. A convict
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- red when ripe. Sometimes
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belladonna, in a different Solanaceae genus
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