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solanaceous

solanaceous

adjective so·la·na·ceous \ˌsō-lə-ˈnā-shəs\

Definition of SOLANACEOUS

:  of or relating to the nightshade family of plants

Origin of SOLANACEOUS

New Latin Solanaceae, family name, from Solanum
First Known Use: 1804

solanaceous

adjective so·la·na·ceous \ˌsō-lə-ˈnā-shəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SOLANACEOUS

:  relating to, derived from, or being plants of the family Solanaceae <solanaceous drugs>

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