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night·shade

(nīt'shād),
Any of a number of plants of the genus Solanum (family Solanaceae) and of some other genera of the family Solanaceae.

nightshade

/night·shade/ (nīt´shād″) a plant of the genus Solanum.
deadly nightshade  belladonna.

night·shade

(nīt'shād)
Any of various plants of the genus Solanum or Atropa, many of which have medicinal or toxic properties.

nightshade

there are many plants with variants of this name. See solanum, atropa belladonna.
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