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Definition 1: an alkaloidal extract or tincture of the poisonous belladonna plant that is used medicinally - [noun denoting artifact]

(belladonna is a kind of ...) a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides

Definition 2: perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for belladonna in the sense of this definition

(belladonna is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a member of belladonna) belladonna

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