jim|son weed

jim|son weed
jim|son weed or Jim|son weed «JIHM suhn»,
a tall, coarse, bad-smelling weed with large, white or violet, funnel-shaped flowers and poisonous, narcotic leaves and seeds; thorn apple; stramonium. It belongs to the nightshade family.
[American English, alteration of earlier Jamestown weed < Jamestown, Virginia, where it was first found]
jim|son|weed or jim|son-weed «JIHM suhn weed», noun.
= jimson weed.

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  • jim|son-weed — or Jim|son weed «JIHM suhn», a tall, coarse, bad smelling weed with large, white or violet, funnel shaped flowers and poisonous, narcotic leaves and seeds; thorn apple; stramonium. It belongs to the nightshade family. ╂[American English,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jim|son weed — or Jim|son weed «JIHM suhn», a tall, coarse, bad smelling weed with large, white or violet, funnel shaped flowers and poisonous, narcotic leaves and seeds; thorn apple; stramonium. It belongs to the nightshade family. ╂[American English,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • jim|son|weed — jim|son weed or Jim|son weed «JIHM suhn», a tall, coarse, bad smelling weed with large, white or violet, funnel shaped flowers and poisonous, narcotic leaves and seeds; thorn apple; stramonium. It belongs to the nightshade family. ╂[American… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • jimsonweed — jim·son·weed (jĭmʹsən wēd ) n. A coarse poisonous plant (Datura stramonium) having large, trumpet shaped white or purplish flowers and prickly capsules. Also called stramonium.   [Alteration of Jamestown weed, afterJamestown, Virginia.] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

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