Definitions for jimson weedˈdʒɪm sənˌwid

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jim•son•weedˈdʒɪm sənˌwid(n.)

  1. a coarse, rank weed, Datura stramonium, of the nightshade family, with poisonous oaklike leaves, tubular flowers, and prickly fruit.

    Category: Plants

    Ref: Compare thorn apple. 1

Origin of jimson weed:

1805–15, Amer.; var. of Jamestown weed, after Jamestown , Virginia

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jimsonweed, jimson weed, Jamestown weed, common thorn apple, apple of Peru, Datura stramonium(noun)

    intensely poisonous tall coarse annual tropical weed having rank-smelling foliage, large white or violet trumpet-shaped flowers and prickly fruits

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jimson weed

    see Jamestown weed


  1. Jimson Weed

    Jimson Weed is an album that was nominated for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Group in the 2005 Juno Awards.


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