poisonous nightshade


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Noun1.poisonous nightshade - poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berriespoisonous nightshade - poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
genus Solanum, Solanum - type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
nightshade - any of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum; most are poisonous though many bear edible fruit
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Potato kin include the poisonous nightshade and the more delicate tomato.