belladonna belladonna


  1. (n) perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine
  2. (n) an alkaloidal extract or tincture of the poisonous belladonna plant that is used medicinally


  1. Department of Agriculture plans call for 500 acres of belladonna to be planted this year in east central states, notably Pennsylvania.
  2. The top ten by popular vote: mother, memory, Cellophane, bellboy, melancholy, belladonna, flamingo, wilderness, tambourine, lavender.
  3. To relieve these pains, his physician gave him a proprietary drug compounded of strychnine and belladonna.



  • "The first time we jammed, we ran through a bunch of old songs, songs from the John Bush/Joey Belladonna eras," Ian said in a statement. "Right from the first second Dan started 'Room For One More' we knew. We said, 'Now that we've got that,...
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: Scott Ian Source: Newsday

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