Definition of nightshade

Definition of nightshade
  1. nightshade Noun Any of the poisonous plants belonging to the genus "Solanum", especially black nightshade or woody nightshade.
  2. nightshade Noun Any plant of the wider Solanaceae family, including the nightshades as well as tomato, potato, eggplant, and deadly nightshade.
  3. nightshade Noun Belladonna or deadly nightshade, "Atropa belladonna".
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