solanine(redirected from solanin)
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so·la·nine(sō′lə-nēn′, -nĭn) also so·la·nin (-nĭn)
A bitter poisonous alkaloid, C45H73NO15, found in potatoes and other plants of the nightshade family. It has narcotic properties and was formerly used to treat epilepsy.
(Elements & Compounds) a poisonous alkaloid found in various solanaceous plants, including potatoes which have gone green through exposure to light
[C19: from solan(um) + -ine2]