strawberry tomato


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strawberry tomato

n.
1. Any of several North American ground cherries, especially Physalis pruinosa, having edible yellowish fruit.
2. The fruit of any of these plants.

strawberry tomato

n
1. (Plants) a tropical solanaceous annual plant, Physalis peruviana, having bell-shaped whitish-yellow flowers and small edible round yellow berries
2. (Plants) a similar and related plant, Physalis pubescens
3. (Cookery) the fruit of either of these plants, eaten fresh or made into preserves and pickles
Also called: Cape gooseberry

straw′berry toma′to


n.
1. the small, edible, tomatolike fruit of the plant Physalis pruinosa, of the nightshade family.
2. the plant itself.
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Noun1.strawberry tomato - stout hairy annual of eastern North America with sweet yellow fruitsstrawberry tomato - stout hairy annual of eastern North America with sweet yellow fruits
ground cherry, husk tomato - any of numerous cosmopolitan annual or perennial herbs of the genus Physalis bearing edible fleshy berries enclosed in a bladderlike husk; some cultivated for their flowers
2.strawberry tomato - decorative American annual having round fleshy yellow berries enclosed in a bladderlike huskstrawberry tomato - decorative American annual having round fleshy yellow berries enclosed in a bladderlike husk
ground cherry, husk tomato - any of numerous cosmopolitan annual or perennial herbs of the genus Physalis bearing edible fleshy berries enclosed in a bladderlike husk; some cultivated for their flowers
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