HyperDic: purple_ground_cherry

English > 2 senses of the expression purple ground cherry:
NOUNplantpurple ground cherry, tomatillo, miltomate, jamberry, Physalis philadelphicaMexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes
plantpurple ground cherry, cape gooseberry, Physalis peruvianaannual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits
English > purple ground cherry: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningMexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes.
Synonymstomatillo, miltomate, 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
English > purple ground cherry: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAnnual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits.
Synonymscape gooseberry, Physalis peruviana
Member ofPhysalis, genus Physalisground cherries
Broaderground cherry, husk tomatoAny of numerous cosmopolitan annual or perennial herbs of the genus Physalis bearing edible fleshy berries enclosed in a bladderlike husk
Spanishaguaymanto, uchuva
Catalanphysalis peruviana

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