HyperDic: physalis_ixocarpa

English > 1 sense of the expression Physalis ixocarpa:
NOUNplantPhysalis ixocarpa, tomatillo, jamberry, Mexican husk tomatoannual of Mexico and southern United States having edible purplish viscid fruit resembling small tomatoes
English > Physalis ixocarpa: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAnnual of Mexico and southern United States having edible purplish viscid fruit resembling small tomatoes.
Synonymstomatillo, jamberry, Mexican husk tomato
Partstomatillo, husk tomato, Mexican husk tomatosmall edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladderlike husk
Broaderground cherry, husk tomatoAny of numerous cosmopolitan annual or perennial herbs of the genus Physalis bearing edible fleshy berries enclosed in a bladderlike husk

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