solanaceous

adjective
so·​la·​na·​ceous | \ ˌsō-lə-ˈnā-shəs How to pronounce solanaceous (audio) \

Definition of solanaceous

: of or relating to the nightshade family of plants

First Known Use of solanaceous

1804, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for solanaceous

New Latin Solanaceae, family name, from Solanum

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“Solanaceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solanaceous. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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solanaceous

adjective
so·​la·​na·​ceous | \ ˌsō-lə-ˈnā-shəs How to pronounce solanaceous (audio) \

Medical Definition of solanaceous

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

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