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enchanter's nightshade

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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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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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