husk tomato

husk tomato

noun
ground cherry ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1890–95, Americanism

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husk tomato

noun
1. 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 [syn: ground cherry
2. small edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladderlike husk [syn: tomatillo
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