winter cherry


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winter cherry

n.
A perennial plant (Physalis alkekengi) native to Eurasia, having small red berries enclosed in inflated papery orange-red calyces. Also called Chinese lantern.

winter cherry

n
1. (Plants) a Eurasian solanaceous plant, Physalis alkekengi, cultivated for its ornamental inflated papery orange-red calyx
2. (Plants) the calyx of this plant
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Noun1.winter cherry - Old World perennial cultivated for its ornamental inflated papery orange-red calyxwinter cherry - Old World perennial cultivated for its ornamental inflated papery orange-red calyx
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.winter cherry - small South American shrub cultivated as a houseplant for its abundant ornamental but poisonous red or yellow cherry-sized fruitwinter cherry - small South American shrub cultivated as a houseplant for its abundant ornamental but poisonous red or yellow cherry-sized fruit
nightshade - any of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum; most are poisonous though many bear edible fruit
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winter cherry

nalchechengi m inv
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Choose an oil infused with olive and winter cherry (Ashvagandha); this helps improve the skin tone and soothes the baby's skin.
On March 25, 64 people were killed after a massive blaze engulfed the fourth floor of Zimnyaya Vishnya (Winter Cherry) shopping mall in Siberia's Kemerovo region.
The fire in the Winter Cherry shopping center in Siberian city of Kemerovo occurred on 25 March killing 64 people, including 41 children.
Last week, a fire broke out in the "Zimnyaya Vishnya" ("Winter Cherry") shopping mall in the Russian city of Kemerovo.
The fire in the Winter Cherry Mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo is said to be but the latest in a 'long list of accidents, fires and sinkings in Russia marked by apparent negligence beforehand and inept or insufficient response by emergency services.' While officials are quick to assign blame and rapidly move to go after the guilty, said the Post, 'subsequent promises to step up safety measures often prove to be halfhearted.'
Last Sunday's fire, one of the deadliest in Russia since the break-up of the Soviet Union, swept through a cinema complex and children's play area on the upper floors of the Winter Cherry shopping centre in the regional capital.
The fire tore through the Winter Cherry shopping mall on Sunday, the first weekend of spring school holidays, trapping those inside.
The blaze engulfed the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo on Sunday, the first weekend of the school recess, trapping dozens of parents and children inside.
Fire alarms had not sounded as the blaze took hold at the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo, 1,900 miles east of Moscow.
Fire alarms had not sounded, and staff were reportedly nowhere to be seen as the blaze took hold at the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo, a city in Siberia, about 1,900 miles east of Moscow, according to witnesses.
Many of those killed at the Winter Cherry mall were children.