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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family family — Solanaceae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of deciduous and evergreen shrubs often spiny; cosmopolitan in temperate and subtropical regions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of solanaceous plants of the tribe Atropeæ, characterized by a 3- to 5-toothed or -lobed calyx, a funnel-shaped, campanulate, or urn-shaped corolla, stamens which are either exserted or included, and a slightly juicy and usually few-seeded berry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. deciduous and evergreen shrubs often spiny; cosmopolitan in temperate and subtropical regions
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