wild mandrake
mayapple mayapple, may apple may apple . 1. North American herb ({Podophyllum peltatum}) with poisonous root stock and an edible though insipid egg-shaped yellowish fruit; called also {wild mandrake}.

Syn: May apple, wild mandrake, {Podophyllum peltatum}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. The fruit of the mayapple[1]. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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