solanum

See also: Solanum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the genus name.

NounEdit

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 scabrum, and Solanum villosum.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

First used by Pliny. Possible etymologies include:

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sōlānum n (genitive sōlānī); second declension

  1. a plant: nightshade

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

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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