Definition of Stramonium

1. n. A poisonous plant (Datura Stramonium); stinkweed. See Datura, and Jamestown weed.



Definition of Stramonium

1. Noun. The jimsonweed plant ¹

2. Noun. A narcotic drug obtained from the dried leaves of this plant ¹

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Definition of Stramonium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stramonium

straitwaistcoats
strake
straked
strakes
strakhovite
stramash
stramashes
stramazoun
stramazouns
stramenopile
stramenopiles
stramineous
strammel
strammels
stramonies
stramonium (current term)
stramoniums
stramony
stramp
stramped
stramping
stramps
strand
strand line
strand wolf
stranded
strandedness
strandednesses
strander
stranders

Literary usage of Stramonium

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1838)
"In pure spasmodic asthma, during the paroxysm, stramonium may be smoked, ... It appeared, on inquiry, that the gentleman had smoked stramonium on the ..."

2. A Handbook of therapeutics by Sydney Ringer (1876)
"Dr. Garrod has shown that caustic fixed alkalies destroy the active principle of belladonna, hyoscyamus, and stramonium, but that carbonates and ..."

3. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1913)
"The analysis of the Datura stramonium selections of the past year, ... Two other varieties of stramonium not common to this country were grown and tested. ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1894)
"It was, hence, for the double purpose of verifying them and comparing with them the alkaloidal contents of June-grown Datura stramonium that the following ..."

5. A Handbook of therapeutics by Sydney Ringer (1886)
"A stramonium ointment, used at the Middlesex Hospital, is made by mixing half a pound of fresh stramonium leaves •with two pounds of lard, ..."

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