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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DATU'RA, n. A vegeto-alkali obtained from Datura stramonium.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: thorn apple [syn: Datura, genus Datura]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: ultimately from Hindi dhat?r? jimsonweed (or a cognate descendant of Sanskrit dhatt?ra?) Date: 1598 any of a genus (Datura) of widely distributed strong-scented herbs, shrubs, or trees of the nightshade family including some used as sources of medicinal alkaloids (as stramonium) or in folk rites or illicitly for their poisonous, narcotic, or hallucinogenic properties compare jimsonweed

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any poisonous plant of the genus Datura, e.g. the thorn apple. Etymology: mod.L f. Hindi dhatura

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Datura Da*tu"ra, n. [NL.; cf. Skr. dhatt?ra, Per. & Ar. tat?ra, Tat?la.] (Bot.) A genus of solanaceous plants, with large funnel-shaped flowers and a four-celled, capsular fruit. Note: The commonest species are the thorn apple (D. stramonium), with a prickly capsule (see Illust. of capsule), white flowers and green stem, and D. tatula, with a purplish tinge of the stem and flowers. Both are narcotic and dangerously poisonous.



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