Definition of jimson weed in English:

jimson weed

(also jimpson weed)

noun

  • North American term for thorn apple
    • ‘Eliza apparently found foxglove, henbane, and jimson weed growing in Serena's pleasant little garden.’

Origin

Late 17th century (originally as Jamestown weed): named after Jamestown in Virginia.

Pronunciation:

jimson weed

/ˈdʒɪms(ə)n/