What is another word for solanaceous?

Pronunciation: [sˌɒlɐnˈe͡ɪʃəs] (IPA)

Solanaceous is an adjective commonly used in biology to describe plants belonging to the family Solanaceae. This family includes several important crops such as tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, and eggplants. There are several synonyms for solanaceous, including solanoid, solanum, and solanaceous. These words can be used interchangeably to describe plants belonging to the Solanaceae family. The word solanaceous comes from the Latin word solānum, which means "nightshade". This is because many plants in this family, such as belladonna and henbane, have poisonous nightshade berries. Synonyms for solanaceous are useful for those interested in botany, agriculture, and the culinary arts, as they help describe plants in a clear and concise manner.

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Usage examples for Solanaceous

The solanaceous flowers are purple, and it bears fruit the size of cherries, black as jet, in clusters of three to five or six.
"Far Away and Long Ago"
W. H. Hudson
This is a solanaceous plant found native in Great Britain, and growing generally on chalky soil under hedges, or about waste grounds.
"Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure"
William Thomas Fernie
The caterpillar of the Death's-head Hawk-moth requires the solanaceous narcotics, principally the potato, and will have nothing else.
"More Hunting Wasps"
J. Henri Fabre

Related words: solanaceous plants, solanaceae plants, solanaceous family of plants, solanaceas plants, solandaceae plants

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