angel's-trumpet

noun
plural angel's-trumpets

Definition of angel's-trumpet

: either of two South American plants of the genus Datura (D. suaveolens and D. arborea) cultivated for their large and fragrant trumpet-shaped blossoms

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First Known Use of angel's-trumpet

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Angel's-trumpet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angel%27s-trumpet. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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