plural noun
So·​la·​na·​les | \ ˌsōləˈnā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Solanales

in former classifications
: an order of dicotyledonous plants comprising Solanaceae and related families that are now usually included among the Polemoniales

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New Latin, from Solanum + -ales

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“Solanales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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