enchanter's nightshade


noun

any of several plants belonging to the genus Circaea, of the evening primrose family, of cool and temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, having white flowers.

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Origin of enchanter's nightshade

First recorded in 1590–1600
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British Dictionary definitions for enchanter's nightshade

enchanter's nightshade

noun

any of several onagraceous plants of the genus Circaea, esp C. lutetiana, having small white flowers and bristly fruits
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