purple thorn apple

noun

Definition of purple thorn apple

: a jimsonweed (Datura stramonium tatula) that is sometimes cultivated for its purplish leaves and stems and showy violet purple flowers

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“Purple thorn apple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/purple%20thorn%20apple. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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