Belladonna


Belladonna

Belladonna may refer to:

In plants:
* "Atropa belladonna" or belladonna or deadly nightshade, a perennial herbaceous plant
* "Amaryllis belladonna" or Belladonna Lily or naked ladies, a monotypic genus of plant

In music:
* Belladonna (band), an Italian band
* "Bella Donna" (album), an album by Stevie Nicks
* "Belladonna & Aconite", an album (and title track) by Inkubus Sukkubus
* "Belladonna", a song by The Legendary Pink Dots from "The Maria Dimension"
* "Belladonna", a song by UFO from "No Heavy Petting"
* "Belladonna", a song by "Siouxsie and the Banshees"

In other uses:
* "Kanashimi no Belladonna", a 1973 Mushi Production film

People with the name

* Giorgio Belladonna (1923–1995), bridge player
* Joey Belladonna (born 1960), vocalist for the band Anthrax
* Belladonna (porn star) or Michelle Anne Sinclair, an American pornographic actress

Fictional

* Belladonna Took, mother of Bilbo Baggins in "The Hobbit"
* Bella Donna, a name or alias of two characters in the Marvel Comics universe


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Synonyms:
, , (Atropa belladonna)


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  • Belladonna — Patronyme Michelle Anne Sinclair Surnom Actrice : Bella Donna, Bella, Sasha Réalisatrice : Bella Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Belladonna — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Belladonna Nombre real Michelle Sinclair Nacimiento 21 de mayo de 1981 (28 años) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Belladonna — Sf Tollkirsche, aus der Tollkirsche gewonnene Arznei per. Wortschatz fach. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus it. belladonna (eigentlich schöne Frau ), einer Sekundärmotivation zu ml. bladona, blandonia Königskerze, Nachtschatten , das wohl… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Belladonna — Belladonna, (schöne Frau) auch Tollkraut, Wolfskirsche, atropa belladonna genannt, wird von Linné in die 5. Klasse erster Ordnung rangirt. Dieses ist die gewöhnlichste Art, die wir in der Schweiz, in den waldigen Gegenden Deutschlands, im… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • Belladonna — Bel la*don na, n. [It., literally fine lady; bella beautiful + donna lady.] (Bot.) (a) An herbaceous European plant ({Atropa belladonna}) with reddish bell shaped flowers and shining black berries. The whole plant and its fruit are very poisonous …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Belladonna — ist der lateinische Fachbegriff für die Schwarze Tollkirsche der Name eines aus der Schwarzen Tollkirsche gewonnenen Arzneimittels der Titel eines Romans von Karin Slaughter ein Zeichentrickfilm für Erwachsene (Originaltitel: Kanashimi no… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • belladonna — 1590s, deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna), from Italian, lit. fair lady; the plant so called supposedly because women made cosmetic eye drops from its juice (an 18c. explanation; atropic acid, found in the plant, has a well known property of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • belladonna — [bel΄ə dän′ə] n. [ModL < It bella donna, lit., beautiful lady: a folk etym. (infl. by cosmetic use for dilating the eye) for ML bladona, nightshade, prob. < Gaul] 1. a poisonous European plant (Atropa belladonna) of the nightshade family,… …   English World dictionary

  • Belladonna — (ital., d.i. schöne Frau; Tollkraut, Wuthbeere, Atropa B.), eine in Bergwäldern Deutschlands u. anderer europäischer Länder wild wachsende Giftpflanze von 5–6 Fuß Höhe, mit fünfblätterigem bleibendem Kelche, glockiger, fünfspaltiger,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Belladonna — Belladonna, s. Atropa …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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