HyperDic: physalis_philadelphica

English > 1 sense of the expression Physalis philadelphica:
NOUNplantPhysalis philadelphica, tomatillo, miltomate, purple ground cherry, jamberryMexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes
English > Physalis philadelphica: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningMexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes.
Synonymstomatillo, miltomate, purple ground cherry, jamberry
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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