- any of a genus (Datura) of herbs, shrubs, or trees of the nightshade family, which are poisonous and have an unpleasant odor
- the flower of any of these
Origin of daturaModern Latin from Hindi dhat?r? from Sanskrit dhatt?ra
Any of several plants of the genus Datura in the nightshade family, having trumpet-shaped flowers up to 25 centimeters (10 inches) long and usually prickly fruits. The leaves and seeds yield alkaloids with narcotic properties. Also called thorn apple .
Origin of daturaNew Latin Datura genus name from Hindi dhatūrā datura from Sanskrit dhattūrah
- A plant of the genus Datura.
From the genus name.