Datura meaning

də-to͝or'ə, -tyo͝or'ə
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.
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Any of a genus (Datura) of herbs, shrubs, or trees of the nightshade family, which are poisonous and have an unpleasant odor.
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The flower of any of these.
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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.
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A plant of the genus Datura.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Solanaceae — the thorn apples and related plants.
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Origin of datura

New Latin Datura genus name from Hindi dhatūrā datura from Sanskrit dhattūraḥ