What is another word for Jimson?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɪmsən] (IPA)

Jimson is a type of plant, also known as Datura stramonium, which belongs to the family of flowering plants called Solanaceae. This plant is quite poisonous and contains toxic compounds that can cause hallucinations, delirium, and even death. Some of the common synonyms for Jimson include thorn apple, devil's trumpet, stinkweed, toloache, and devil's weed. These names are often used interchangeably to refer to this plant. In some cultures, Jimson is also considered to have spiritual or medicinal properties, and is used in traditional medicine and religious practices. However, its toxic effects make it a dangerous substance to consume without proper supervision and knowledge.

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Usage examples for Jimson

Part of the initiation of boys consisted of the drinking of Jimson-weed.
"The Religion of the Indians of California"
A. L. Kroeber
Eighteen inches is enough to conceal the body of a man lying in a prostrate attitude; and as the Lilliputian trees grow thick as Jimson weeds, the cover will be a secure one.
"The Lone Ranche"
Captain Mayne Reid
She just put some Jimson-weed juice in her eyes and the trick was done."
"The Law of Hemlock Mountain"
Hugh Lundsford

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