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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Night·shade n.  Bot. A common name of many species of the genus Solanum, given esp. to the Solanum nigrum, or black nightshade, a low, branching weed with small white flowers and black berries reputed to be poisonous.
 Deadly nightshade. Same as Belladonna (a).
 Enchanter's nightshade. See under Enchanter.
 Stinking nightshade. See Henbane.
 Three-leaved nightshade. See Trillium.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·chant·er n.  One who enchants; a sorcerer or magician; also, one who delights as by an enchantment.
    Like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing.   --Shelley.
 Enchanter's nightshade Bot., a genus (Circæa) of low inconspicuous, perennial plants, found in damp, shady places.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 enchanter's nightshade
      n : any of several erect perennial rhizomatous herbs of the
          genus Circaea having white flowers that open at dawn;
          northern hemisphere