solanum


so·la·num

noun \sə-ˈlā-nəm, -ˈlä-, -ˈla-\

Definition of SOLANUM

:  nightshade 1

Origin of SOLANUM

New Latin, from Latin, nightshade
First Known Use: 1578

Rhymes with SOLANUM

so·la·num

noun \sə-ˈlān-əm, -ˈlän-, -ˈlan-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SOLANUM

1
capitalized : the type genus of the family Solanaceae comprising often spiny herbs, shrubs, and trees that have white, purple, or yellow flowers and a fruit that is a berry
2
: any plant of the genus Solanum : nightshade

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