Three-leaved nightshade
Nightshade Night"shade`, n. [AS. nichtscadu.] (Bot.) A common name of many species of the genus {Solanum}, given esp. to the {Solanum nigrum}, or black nightshade, a low, branching weed with small white flowers and black berries reputed to be poisonous. [1913 Webster]

{Deadly nightshade}. Same as {Belladonna} (a) .

{Enchanter's nightshade}. See under {Enchanter}.

{Stinking nightshade}. See {Henbane}.

{Three-leaved nightshade}. See {Trillium}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Three-leaved nightshade — Three leafed Three leafed , Three leaved Three leaved , a. (Bot.) (a) Producing three leaves; as, three leaved nightshade. (b) Consisting of three distinct leaflets; having the leaflets arranged in threes. [1913 Webster] {Three leaved nightshade} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Three-leaved — Three leafed Three leafed , Three leaved Three leaved , a. (Bot.) (a) Producing three leaves; as, three leaved nightshade. (b) Consisting of three distinct leaflets; having the leaflets arranged in threes. [1913 Webster] {Three leaved nightshade} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Three-leafed — Three leaved Three leaved , a. (Bot.) (a) Producing three leaves; as, three leaved nightshade. (b) Consisting of three distinct leaflets; having the leaflets arranged in threes. [1913 Webster] {Three leaved nightshade}. See {Trillium}. [1913 Web …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nightshade — Night shade , n. [AS. nichtscadu.] (Bot.) A common name of many species of the genus {Solanum}, given esp. to the {Solanum nigrum}, or black nightshade, a low, branching weed with small white flowers and black berries reputed to be poisonous.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deadly nightshade — Nightshade Night shade , n. [AS. nichtscadu.] (Bot.) A common name of many species of the genus {Solanum}, given esp. to the {Solanum nigrum}, or black nightshade, a low, branching weed with small white flowers and black berries reputed to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enchanter's nightshade — Nightshade Night shade , n. [AS. nichtscadu.] (Bot.) A common name of many species of the genus {Solanum}, given esp. to the {Solanum nigrum}, or black nightshade, a low, branching weed with small white flowers and black berries reputed to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stinking nightshade — Nightshade Night shade , n. [AS. nichtscadu.] (Bot.) A common name of many species of the genus {Solanum}, given esp. to the {Solanum nigrum}, or black nightshade, a low, branching weed with small white flowers and black berries reputed to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solanum nigrum — Nightshade Night shade , n. [AS. nichtscadu.] (Bot.) A common name of many species of the genus {Solanum}, given esp. to the {Solanum nigrum}, or black nightshade, a low, branching weed with small white flowers and black berries reputed to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trillium — Tril li*um, n. [NL.; cf. L. trilix triple woven, triple.] (Bot.) A genus of liliaceous plants; the three leaved nightshade; so called because all the parts of the plant are in threes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trillium — n. (Bot.) Three leaved nightshade …   New dictionary of synonyms

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