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bel•la•don•na



Pronunciation: (bel"u-don'u), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/belladonna.html on line 75 [key]
n.
1. Also called deadly nightshade. a poisonous plant, Atropa belladonna, of the nightshade family, having purplish-red flowers and black berries.
2. Pharm.a drug from the leaves and root of this plant, containing atropine and related alkaloids: used in medicine to check secretions and spasms, to relieve pain or dizziness, and as a cardiac and respiratory stimulant.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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