Definition of thorn apple in US English:

thorn apple


  • another term for jimson weed
    • ‘Important are the accounts of opium, aconite, hemlock, and the thorn apple, showing careful study of widely known poisons.’
    • ‘Recipes of love stimulants frequently contained such plants, especially henbane, mandrake, and in later times thorn apple.’


thorn apple

/ˈTHôrn ˌapəl/