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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 James·town weed /ˈʤemzˌtaʊn-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 James·town weed Bot. The poisonous thorn apple or stramonium (Datura stramonium), a rank weed early noticed at Jamestown, Virginia. See Datura.
 Note:This name is often corrupted into jimson, jimpson, and gympsum.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Jamestown weed
      n : intensely poisonous tall coarse annual tropical weed having
          rank-smelling foliage, large white or violet
          trumpet-shaped flowers and prickly fruits [syn: jimsonweed,
           jimson weed, common thorn apple, apple of Peru, Datura