Solanum Pseudo-capsicum
Jerusalem Je*ru"sa*lem (j[-e]*r[udd]"s[.a]*l[e^]m), n. [Gr. 'Ieroysalh`m, fr. Heb. Y[e^]r[=u]sh[=a]laim.] The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ. [1913 Webster]

{Jerusalem artichoke} [Perh. a corrupt. of It. girasole i.e., sunflower, or turnsole. See {Gyre}, {Solar}.] (Bot.) (a) An American plant, a perennial species of sunflower ({Helianthus tuberosus}), whose tubers are sometimes used as food. (b) One of the tubers themselves.

{Jerusalem cherry} (Bot.), the popular name of either of two species of {Solanum} ({Solanum Pseudo-capsicum} and {Solanum capsicastrum}), cultivated as ornamental house plants. They bear bright red berries of about the size of cherries.

{Jerusalem oak} (Bot.), an aromatic goosefoot ({Chenopodium Botrys}), common about houses and along roadsides.

{Jerusalem sage} (Bot.), a perennial herb of the Mint family ({Phlomis tuberosa}).

{Jerusalem thorn} (Bot.), a spiny, leguminous tree ({Parkinsonia aculeata}), widely dispersed in warm countries, and used for hedges.

{The New Jerusalem}, Heaven; the Celestial City. [1913 Webster]


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  • solanum — (so la nom ) s. m. Genre de plantes type de la famille des solanées, où l on distingue : le solanum cylindrique, dit vulgairement aubergine ; le solanum tubéreux, qui est notre pomme de terre ; le solanum pseudo capsicum appelé faux piment, amome …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Solanum capsicastrum — Jerusalem Je*ru sa*lem (j[ e]*r[udd] s[.a]*l[e^]m), n. [Gr. Ieroysalh m, fr. Heb. Y[e^]r[=u]sh[=a]laim.] The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solānum — L. (Nachtschatten), Gattung der Solanazeen, niederliegende oder aufrechte Kräuter, Sträucher oder kleine Bäume von sehr verschiedenem Habitus, bisweilen kletternd, oft zottig, sternfilzig oder drüsig behaart, auch stachelig, mit abwechselnden,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Паслён ложноперечный — ? Паслён ложноперечный …   Википедия

  • Jerusalem cherry — noun small South American shrub cultivated as a houseplant for its abundant ornamental but poisonous red or yellow cherry sized fruit • Syn: ↑winter cherry, ↑Madeira winter cherry, ↑Solanum pseudocapsicum • Hypernyms: ↑nightshade * * * noun Usage …   Useful english dictionary

  • piment — [ pimɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1664; « baume, épice » Xe; de l esp. pimiento, du bas lat. pigmentum « aromates, épices » 1 ♦ Plante potagère herbacée (solanacées), originaire des régions chaudes, cultivée pour ses fruits; fruit de cette plante. Piment doux. ⇒ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Chenopodium Botrys — Jerusalem Je*ru sa*lem (j[ e]*r[udd] s[.a]*l[e^]m), n. [Gr. Ieroysalh m, fr. Heb. Y[e^]r[=u]sh[=a]laim.] The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helianthus tuberosus — Jerusalem Je*ru sa*lem (j[ e]*r[udd] s[.a]*l[e^]m), n. [Gr. Ieroysalh m, fr. Heb. Y[e^]r[=u]sh[=a]laim.] The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jerusalem — Je*ru sa*lem (j[ e]*r[udd] s[.a]*l[e^]m), n. [Gr. Ieroysalh m, fr. Heb. Y[e^]r[=u]sh[=a]laim.] The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jerusalem artichoke — Jerusalem Je*ru sa*lem (j[ e]*r[udd] s[.a]*l[e^]m), n. [Gr. Ieroysalh m, fr. Heb. Y[e^]r[=u]sh[=a]laim.] The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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