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  • n. A historic heirloom shrub, Solanum retroflexum.
  • n. The dark blue-purple fruit of Solanum retroflexum, often combined with sugar in desserts.
  • n. The European black nightshade, Solanum nigrum.
  • n. The dark poisonous berry of Solanum nigrum.

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  • n. improved garden variety of black nightshade having small edible orange or black berries


sun +‎ berry (Wiktionary)


  • Manathakkali is quite an unusual berry, the black nightshade/sunberry that is often used in its dried form in Tamil cuisine.

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  • The counterman noticed the inspection, so Thorby stepped forward and said, "Do you have sunberry crush?"

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