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1) belladonna. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...belladonna, (beldon´) (KEY) or deadly nightshade, poisonous perennial plant, Atropa belladona, of the nightshade family. Native to Europe and now grown in the United...

2) belladonna alkaloids. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A group of alkaloids, including atropine and scopolamine, found in plants such as belladonna and jimsonweed. They are used in medicine to dilate the pupils of the...

3) belladonna lily. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A bulbous, perennial southern African herb (Amaryllis belladonna) having showy umbels of large trumpet-shaped flowers that appear in the fall after the spring leaves...

4) belladonna. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A poisonous Eurasian perennial herb (Atropa belladonna) having usually solitary, nodding, purplish-brown, bell-shaped flowers and glossy black berries. Also called...

5) belladonna lily. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...belladonna lily, see amaryllis....

6) Belladonna (Italian, beautiful lady). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...This name was given to the Deadly Nightshade, from a practice once common among ladies of touching their eyes with it to make the pupils large and lustrous. 1...

7) atropine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...atropine, (at´rpen, -pin) (KEY) , alkaloid drug derived from belladonna and other plants of the family Solanaceae (nightshade family). Available either as the tincture...

8) atropine. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A poisonous, bitter, crystalline alkaloid, C17H23NO3, obtained from belladonna and other related plants. It is used to dilate the pupils of the eyes and as an antispasmodic....

9) deadly nightshade. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...deadly nightshade, see belladonna; nightshade....

10) deadly nightshade. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. See belladonna (sense 1). 2. See bittersweet nightshade....

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