angel's-trumpet

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angel's-trumpet was in 1874

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“Angel's-trumpet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angel%27s-trumpet. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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