belladonna : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine
- n an alkaloidal extract or tincture of the poisonous belladonna plant that is used medicinally
- And as Wilson underwent a barbiturate-and-belladonna cure called "purge and puke," which was state-of-the-art alcoholism treatment at the time, his brain spun with phrases from .
- Neal has also done important research in epidemic encephalitis (sleeping sickness), has recently reported hopeful treatment of chronic cases with Bulgarian belladonna.
- Women subsisted on a diet of vinegar and belladonna to achieve the Pre-Raphaelite "fatal slimness.
- Scott Ian in Newsday
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,...