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1578, in the meaning defined above
New Latin, from Latin, nightshade
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: 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
: any plant of the genus Solanum : nightshade
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occurring twice a year or every two years
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