HyperDic: tomatillo

English > 3 senses of the word tomatillo:
NOUNplanttomatillo, miltomate, purple ground cherry, jamberry, Physalis philadelphicaMexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes
planttomatillo, jamberry, Mexican husk tomato, Physalis ixocarpaannual of Mexico and southern United States having edible purplish viscid fruit resembling small tomatoes
foodtomatillo, husk tomato, Mexican husk tomatosmall edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladderlike husk
English > tomatillo: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningMexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes.
Synonymsmiltomate, 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
English > tomatillo: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAnnual of Mexico and southern United States having edible purplish viscid fruit resembling small tomatoes.
Synonymsjamberry, Mexican husk tomato, Physalis ixocarpa
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
English > tomatillo: 3 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningsmall edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladderlike husk.
Synonymshusk tomato, Mexican husk tomato
Part oftomatillo, jamberry, Mexican husk tomato, Physalis ixocarpaAnnual of Mexico and southern United States having edible purplish viscid fruit resembling small tomatoes
Broadersolanaceous vegetableAny of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae

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