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solace
  • n  the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment
  • n  comfort in disappointment or misery
  • n  the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction
  • v  give moral or emotional strength to
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solacement
  • n  comfort in disappointment or misery
  • n  the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment
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solanaceae
  • n  large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
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solanaceous vegetable
  • n  any of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae; especially of the genera Solanum, Capsicum, and Lycopersicon
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solandra guttata
  • n  Mexican evergreen climbing plant having large solitary funnel-shaped fragrant yellow flowers with purple-brown ridges in the throat
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solanopteris
  • n  tropical American epiphytic ferns having rhizomes with tubers and roots as well as scales
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solanopteris bifrons
  • n  small epiphytic fern of South America with tuberous swellings along rhizomes
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solanum
  • n  type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
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solanum aviculare
  • n  Australian annual sometimes cultivated for its racemes of purple flowers and edible yellow egg-shaped fruit
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solanum burbankii
  • n  improved garden variety of black nightshade having small edible orange or black berries
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solanum carolinense
  • n  coarse prickly weed having pale yellow flowers and yellow berrylike fruit; common throughout southern and eastern United States
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solanum crispum
  • n  hardy climbing shrub of Chile grown as an ornamental for its fragrant flowers; not a true potato
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solanum dulcamara
  • n  poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
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solanum elaeagnifolium
  • n  weedy nightshade with silvery foliage and violet or blue or white flowers; roundish berry widely used to curdle milk; central United States to South America
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solanum giganteum
  • n  woolly-stemmed biennial arborescent shrub of tropical Africa and southern Asia having silvery-white prickly branches, clusters of blue or white flowers, and bright red berries resembling holly berries
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