Definition of Stinking nightshade
1. Noun. Poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and scopolamine.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Hyoscyamus, Hyoscyamus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stinking Nightshade
Literary usage of Stinking nightshade
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions by American Medical Association (1849)
"Black henbane; stinking nightshade. < This is a highly narcotic, but most valuable medicine in the ha of judicious physicians. ..."
2. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule (1891)
"Hemorrhoids,«.//. (Med.) Piles. Hen, «. I. Female bird. 2. Female of the domestic fowl. Henbane, n. Hyoscyamus, stinking nightshade. ..."
3. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Sectary, schismatic, separatist. Heretical, a. Heterodox, schismatic, schismat- 2. Female of the domestic fowl. Henbane, n. Hyoscyamus, stinking nightshade. ..."