\sˈɒlanəm], \sˈɒlanəm], \s_ˈɒ_l_a_n_ə_m]\
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genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
By Princeton University
The nightshade; the systematic name of several plants, of which some are edible, as the potato, and others poisonous.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
Pentandria Monogynia. A narcotic poison. The Haile de Morelle is made, by macerating in oil, for several days, the leaves and fruit of this plant. The oil is anodyne and discutient.
By Robley Dunglison
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