jimson weedjim·son weed
a poisonous annual weed (Datura stramonium) of the nightshade family, with foul-smelling leaves, prickly fruit, and white or purplish, trumpet-shaped flowers
also jimp′son weed
Origin of jimson weedaltered from Jamestown weed, after Jamestown, Va.
(countable and uncountable, plural jimson weeds)
- Alternative spelling of jimsonweed.