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n. - Intensely poisonous tall coarse annual tropical plant having rank-smelling foliage, large white or violet trumpet-shaped flowers and prickly fruits.

Usage examples (10)
  • I'll admit that I was more than a little jumpy as I made my way through this gauntlet of jimsonweed and Huggies, but as I grew closer and began to make out the outline...
  • A: Those are closely related to our native plant called datura, or jimsonweed, and not to hibiscus.
  • Subsequent investigation by the Montgomery County health officials determined the stew contained jimsonweed -- Datura stramonium.
  • ATLANTA, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Health officials should be aware of the signs of anticholinergic toxicity and consider jimsonweed poisoning as a cause of illness, U.S. health... for more
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