Definition of Stinking nightshade

1. Noun. Poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and scopolamine.

Exact synonyms: Black Henbane, Henbane, Hyoscyamus Niger
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Hyoscyamus, Hyoscyamus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stinking Nightshade

stinkily
stinkin'
stinkiness
stinking
stinking bean trefoil
stinking cedar
stinking chamomile
stinking clover
stinking elder
stinking gladwyn
stinking goosefoot
stinking hellebore
stinking horehound
stinking iris
stinking mayweed
stinking nightshade (current term)
stinking on ice
stinking smut
stinking wattle
stinking weed
stinking yew
stinkingly
stinkings
stinkless
stinko
stinkpot
stinkpots
stinks
stinks on ice
stinkstone

Literary usage of Stinking nightshade

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1. Transactions by American Medical Association (1849)
"Black henbane; stinking nightshade. < This is a highly narcotic, but most valuable medicine in the ha of judicious physicians. ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule (1891)
"Hemorrhoids,«.//. (Med.) Piles. Hen, «. I. Female bird. 2. Female of the domestic fowl. Henbane, n. Hyoscyamus, stinking nightshade. ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Sectary, schismatic, separatist. Heretical, a. Heterodox, schismatic, schismat- 2. Female of the domestic fowl. Henbane, n. Hyoscyamus, stinking nightshade. ..."

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