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  Words related to bittersweet

Related / Similar Words: American bittersweet, climbing bittersweet, false bittersweet, staff vine, waxwork, Celastrus scandens, bittersweet nightshade, climbing nightshade, deadly nightshade, poisonous nightshade, woody nightshade, Solanum dulcamara, semisweet

 

Definition:
  • twining shrub of North America having three-valved yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds;
  • poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America;
  • tinged with sadness; "a movie with a bittersweet ending";
  • having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness;

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    Member Meronyms: Celastrus, genus Celastrus, Solanum, genus Solanum

     

     
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