deadly nightshade :
- n perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine
- n poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
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Designer Brian Patrick Flynn created this inexpensive but spooky display by soaking the labels off empty bottles and spray-painting them black. He used scrapbook labels to add new names ("Eye of Newt," "Deadly Nightshade"), and then clustered the bottles on a sideboard.
Oct. 14, 2013 - Everett Herald