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thorn apple Syllabification: thorn ap·ple
Pronunciation: /ˈTHôrn ˌapəl/

Definition of thorn apple in English:


chiefly British
Another term for jimson weed.
Example sentences
  • Important are the accounts of opium, aconite, hemlock, and the thorn apple, showing careful study of widely known poisons.
  • Recipes of love stimulants frequently contained such plants, especially henbane, mandrake, and in later times thorn apple.
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