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  • n. Any plant of the genus Physalis.
  • n. The fruit of such a plant, typically firm in texture with a mild, refreshing acidity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of herbaceous plants, of the gamopetalous order.Solanaceæ and tribe Solaneæ, characterized by the five-angled, broadly bell-shaped corolla, and the five-or ten-angled bladdery fruiting calyx remotely inclosing the much smaller globose berry.

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  • n. ground cherries


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