stinking nightshade

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stinking nightshade poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and scopolamine
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stinking nightshade See Henbane.
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Usage

In poetry:

Stinking'st of the stinking kind,
Filth of the mouth and fog of the mind,
Africa, that brags her foyson,
Breeds no such prodigious poison,
Henbane, nightshade, both together,
Hemlock, aconite ———
"A Farewell To Tobacco" by Charles Lamb