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English → English (WordNet) Definition: bittersweet bittersweet n 1: poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America [syn: bittersweet nightshade, climbing nightshade, deadly nightshade , poisonous nightshade, woody nightshade, Solanum dulcamara] 2: twining shrub of North America having three-valved yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds [syn: American bittersweet , climbing bittersweet, false bittersweet, staff vine, waxwork, Celastrus scandens] bittersweet adj 1: tinged with sadness; “a movie with a bittersweet ending” 2: having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness [syn: semisweet]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Bittersweet Bittersweet \Bit"ter*sweet`\, n. 1. Anything which is bittersweet. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of apple so called. --Gower. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) (a) A climbing shrub, with oval coral-red berries (Solanum dulcamara); woody nightshade. The whole plant is poisonous, and has a taste at first sweetish and then bitter. The branches are the officinal dulcamara. (b) An American woody climber (Celastrus scandens), whose yellow capsules open late in autumn, and disclose the red aril which covers the seeds; -- also called Roxbury waxwork. [1913 Webster] Bittersweet \Bit"ter*sweet`\, a. Sweet and then bitter or bitter and then sweet; esp. sweet with a bitter after taste; hence (Fig.), pleasant but painful. [1913 Webster]


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