Solanum Definition

sōlānəm
noun
Any of a large genus (Solanum) of trees, vines, shrubs, and plants of the nightshade family: most are poisonous, but a few are cultivated for food, as the potato and eggplant.
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Synonyms:
genus Solanum
pronoun

A taxonomic genus within the family Solanaceae "” the nightshades (senso stricto); mostly poisonous, but including food plants such as tomato, potato and aubergine.

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Other Word Forms of Solanum

Noun

Singular:
solanum
Plural:
solanums
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