Definition of Physalis

1. Noun. Ground cherries.




Definition of Physalis

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus ''Physalis''. ¹

2. Noun. The fruit of such a plant, typically firm in texture with a mild, refreshing acidity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Physalis

1. a type of gooseberry [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Physalis

1. A vacuole in a giant cell found in certain malignant neoplasms, such as chordoma. Origin: G. Physallis, a bladder (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Physalis

phymatorrhysin
phymatosis
phys-
phys ed
physa
physae
physalaemin
physalia
physaliae
physalias
physaliferous
physaliform
physaliphore
physaliphorous
physaliphorous cell
physalis (current term)
physalises
physalopteriasis
physarida
physarum polycephalum
physeal
physed
physeds
physemaria
physes
physeter
physeterid
physeterids
physeteroid
physeteroids

Literary usage of Physalis

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1. List of Pteridophyta and Spermatophyta Growing Without Cultivation in by Botanical Club (1894)
"physalis Pennsylvanica var. cinerascens Dunal in DC ... physalis pubescens L. Sp. Pl. 183 (1753). 3412. physalis Virginiana Mill. Gard. Dict. Ed. 8, No. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"physalis Pennsylvania var. cinerascens Dunal in DC Prodr. ... physalis pubescens L. Sp. PI. 183 (1753). 3412. physalis Virginiana Mill. Gard. Diet. ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1898)
"physalis nyctaginea Dunal in DC. Prodr. 13: Part i, 440. 1852. Leaves usually dark green and of a firm texture, more or less acuminate at the apex, ..."

4. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Winter-cherry, a solanaceous herb (physalis ... The Japanese winter-cherry {physalis ... physalis ..."

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