<chemistry> A poisonous alkaloid glucoside extracted from the berries of common nightshade (Solanum nigrum), and of bittersweet, and from potato sprouts, as a white crystalline substance having an acrid, burning taste.

Synonyms: solonia, and solanina.

Origin: L. Solanum nightshade.

(01 Mar 1998)

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