deadly Idioms & Phrases
noun perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine
belladonna; belladonna plant; Atropa belladonna.
noun poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
bittersweet; bittersweet nightshade; climbing nightshade; poisonous nightshade; woody nightshade; Solanum dulcamara.
(Bot.), a poisonous plant; belladonna. See under Nightshade.
noun an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace
- theologians list seven mortal sins
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