Name: Belladonna

Origin and Meaning of the Name Belladonna

  • Meaning:
    Beautiful woman
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (bell a DON uh)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Belladonna)
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Miscellaneous Info for Belladonna

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The belladonna plant, also known as deadly nightshade, is extremely toxic to humans and many animals. It gets its name from its previous pharmacological use as eye-drops; women used them to make their pupils dilate, likely an effect of the poison. Many eventually went blind.

    Belladonna is also the name of a famous erotic actress in the US.

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