Cape gooseberry

Cape gooseberry
noun Etymology: Cape of Good Hope Date: 1807 any of several ground-cherries (especially Physalis peruviana) bearing edible acid berries; also its berry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cape-gooseberry — peruvinė dumplūnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bulvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Physalis peruviana), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Physalis edulis; Physalis peruviana angl. Cape… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • cape gooseberry — a tropical American plant, Physalis peruviana, of the nightshade family, having heart shaped, hairy leaves, purple throated pale yellow flowers, and edible, yellow berries enclosed in an inflated calyx. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • cape gooseberry — noun a) A tropical South American plant, Physalis peruviana, with a bright yellow, edible fruit b) The fruit of this plant …   Wiktionary

  • Cape gooseberry — noun 1》 a soft edible yellow berry enclosed in a lantern shaped husk. 2》 the tropical South American plant which bears this fruit. [Physalis peruviana.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Cape gooseberry — /keɪp ˈgʊzbəri/ (say kayp goozbuhree) noun 1. a tropical herb, Physalis peruviana, of the family Solanaceae, cultivated for its yellow edible berry, native to South America, and naturalised in high rainfall areas of southern Africa, the east… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cape gooseberry —   Pohā, pa ina …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • cape gooseberry — noun annual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits • Syn: ↑purple ground cherry, ↑Physalis peruviana • Hypernyms: ↑ground cherry, ↑husk tomato • Member Holonyms: ↑Physalis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dwarf Cape-gooseberry — miltuotoji dumplūnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bulvinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Physalis grisea), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Physalis grisea; Physalis pruinosa; Physalis pubescens var. grisea angl. dwarf Cape… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sticky Cape-gooseberry — liaukingoji dumplūnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bulvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Physalis viscosa), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. Piktžolė. atitikmenys: lot. Physalis curassavica; Physalis fuscomaculata; Physalis viscosa angl. grape… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • dwarf cape gooseberry — noun stout hairy annual of eastern North America with sweet yellow fruits • Syn: ↑strawberry tomato, ↑Physalis pruinosa • Hypernyms: ↑ground cherry, ↑husk tomato …   Useful english dictionary

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