Indian tobacco


noun

a common American plant, Lobelia inflata, of the lobelia family, having small, blue flowers and inflated capsules.

Origin of Indian tobacco

First recorded in 1610–20
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British Dictionary definitions for indian tobacco

Indian tobacco

noun

a poisonous North American campanulaceous plant, Lobelia inflata, with small pale blue flowers and rounded inflated seed capsules
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