from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several North American ground cherries, especially Physalis pruinosa, having edible yellowish fruit.
- noun The fruit of any of these plants.
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- noun stout hairy annual of eastern North America with sweet yellow fruits
- noun decorative American annual having round fleshy yellow berries enclosed in a bladderlike husk
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