cape gooseberry


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Cape gooseberry

n.
A tropical South American ground cherry (Physalis peruviana) having yellow flowers with purple centers and an inflated calyx enclosing an edible yellow berry used to make jam, sauces, and desserts.

[After the Cape ofGood Hopewhere European settlers introduced the plant in the early 1800s (its cultivation later speading from there to other parts of the English-speaking world).]

cape gooseberry

n
(Plants) another name for strawberry tomato
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cape gooseberry - annual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits
genus Physalis, Physalis - ground cherries
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
Translations
blæjuberkirssananass
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The water-soluble extract, rich in phytonutrients, is prepared from the ancient Andean physalis fruit (Physalis peruviana), also known as Inca berry, cape gooseberry or golden berry.
The alcohol content (12% alcohol by volume) was similar to results obtained from cape gooseberry processing [6].
Palazzi says: "Whitley Neill Gin boasts an enigmatic taste due to its blend of rare African botanicals, including cape gooseberry and baobab.
Jean Dobson, by email CAROL: Since you're talking about picking fruit, your plant is probably the cape gooseberry or tomatillo.
ATHIS is a big family of plants but since you're talking about picking fruit, yours is probably the cape gooseberry or tomatillo.
Jean Dobson, by email CAROL: This is a big family of plants but since you're talking about picking fruit, yours is probably the cape gooseberry or tomatillo.
The Inca berry, or cape gooseberry, now imported from Colombia to supply supermarkets, was grown in this country in Victorian times, says Wong.
The Inca berry, or cape gooseberry, imported from Colombia to supply the fancy fruit sections of certain supermarkets, was commonly grown in this country in Victorian times, says Wong.
The Inca berry, or Cape gooseberry, imported from Colombia to supply the fancy fruit sections of supermarkets, was commonly grown in this country in Victorian times, says Wong.
He also revealed how the stocky singer tried another alpaca steak and a Cape gooseberry cheesecake.
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Its members crave the oxygen of publicity; they get off on it, just as they lust after duck l'orange, Mateus Ros and Mississippi Mud Pie, preferably served with a chocolatedipped Cape gooseberry.