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jimson weed

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɪms(ə)n
 
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(also jimpson weed)

Definition of jimson weed in English:

noun

[mass noun]
North American term for thorn apple.
Example sentences
  • Eliza apparently found foxglove, henbane, and jimson weed growing in Serena's pleasant little garden.

Origin

late 17th century (originally as Jamestown weed): named after Jamestown in Virginia.

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