solanum

noun

any tree, shrub, or herbaceous plant of the mainly tropical solanaceous genus Solanum: includes the potato, aubergine, and certain nightshades

Nearby words

  1. solan,
  2. solana,
  3. solanaceous,
  4. solander,
  5. solanine,
  6. solapur,
  7. solar,
  8. solar activity,
  9. solar apex,
  10. solar battery

Word Origin for solanum

C16: from Latin: nightshade

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