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belladonna meaning and definition

BELLADONNA noun

Definition of belladonna (noun)

  1. perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine
  2. an alkaloidal extract or tincture of the poisonous belladonna plant that is used medicinally
Source: Princeton University Wordnet