HyperDic: miltomate

English > 1 sense of the word miltomate:
NOUNplantmiltomate, tomatillo, purple ground cherry, jamberry, Physalis philadelphicaMexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes
English > miltomate: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningMexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes.
Synonymstomatillo, purple ground cherry, jamberry, Physalis philadelphica
Broaderground cherry, husk tomatoAny of numerous cosmopolitan annual or perennial herbs of the genus Physalis bearing edible fleshy berries enclosed in a bladderlike husk
Spanishmiltomate, physalis ixocarpa, Physalis philadelphica
Catalanmiltomate

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