solanum


solanum
solanum [sō lā′nəm]
n.
L, nightshade, orig., sun plant < sol: see SOL1
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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