solanum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

solanum (plural solanums)

  1. (botany) Any plant in the genus Solanum.
  2. (East Africa) A traditional green vegetable in the genus Solanum, specifically Solanum nigrum, and sometimes Solanum macrocarpon, Solanum scabrun, and Solanum villosum.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First used by Pliny. Possible etymologies include:

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sōlānum n (genitive sōlānī); second declension

  1. a plant: nightshade

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sōlānum sōlāna
genitive sōlānī sōlānōrum
dative sōlānō sōlānīs
accusative sōlānum sōlāna
ablative sōlānō sōlānīs
vocative sōlānum sōlāna

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