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 for d''Atura
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Datura \Da*tu"ra\, n. [NL.; cf. Skr. dhatt[=u]ra, Per. & Ar.
     tat[=u]ra, Tat[=u]la.] (Bot.)
     A genus of solanaceous plants, with large funnel-shaped
     flowers and a four-celled, capsular fruit.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: The commonest species are the thorn apple ({D.
           stramonium), with a prickly capsule (see Illust. of
           capsule), white flowers and green stem, and Datura
           tatula, with a purplish tinge of the stem and flowers.
           Both are narcotic and dangerously poisonous.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: thorn apple [syn: Datura, genus Datura]

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