Jimson weed
Jimson weed \Jim"son weed`\ See {Jamestown weed}. [Local, U.S.]

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  • Jimson weed — Jimson weed. См. Jimson weed. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • jimson weed — ☆ jimson weed [jimp′sənjim′sən ] n. [altered < Jamestown weed, after JAMESTOWN, Va.] a poisonous annual weed (Datura stramonium) of the nightshade family, with foul smelling leaves, prickly fruit, and white or purplish, trumpet shaped flowers …   English World dictionary

  • jimson weed — also jimsonweed, 1812, American English, shortening of Jamestown weed (1680s), from Jamestown, Virginia colony, where it was discovered by Europeans (1676), when British soldiers mistook it for an edible plant and subsequently hallucinated for 11 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Jimson weed — см. Приложение 1 (Datura stramonium). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Jimson weed — Jimson weed. См. дурман. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • jimson weed — /jim seuhn/ a coarse, rank smelling weed, Datura stramonium, of the nightshade family, having oaklike, poisonous leaves and tubular white or lavender flowers. Also, jimpson weed /jimp seuhn/, Jimson weed. [1805 15, Amer.; var. of JAMESTOWN WEED,… …   Universalium

  • jimson weed — /ˈdʒɪmsən wid/ (say jimsuhn weed) noun one of the thornapples, Datura stramonium, a coarse herb with white flowers and very poisonous leaves, widespread in the Northern Hemisphere. Also, Jimson weed. {US (1830s); alteration of Jamestown weed,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • jimson weed — [ dʒɪms(ə)n] (also jimpson weed) noun North American term for thorn apple. Origin C17 (orig. as Jamestown weed): named after Jamestown in Virginia …   English new terms dictionary

  • jimson weed — noun intensely poisonous tall coarse annual tropical weed having rank smelling foliage, large white or violet trumpet shaped flowers and prickly fruits • Syn: ↑jimsonweed, ↑Jamestown weed, ↑common thorn apple, ↑apple of Peru, ↑Datura stramonium • …   Useful english dictionary

  • jimson weed — SYN: Datura stramonium. * * * jim·son weed (jimґsən wēd) 1. Datura stramonium. 2. stramonium (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

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