Definition of Purple ground cherry

1. Noun. Mexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes.




2. Noun. Annual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits.
Exact synonyms: Cape Gooseberry, Physalis Peruviana
Group relationships: Genus Physalis, Physalis
Generic synonyms: Ground Cherry, Husk Tomato

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purple Ground Cherry

purple coral
purple corals
purple cress
purple drank
purple dye murex
purple dye murices
purple emperor
purple emperors
purple finch
purple fringeless orchid
purple fringeless orchis
purple gallinule
purple gas
purple grackle
purple granadillo
purple ground cherry (current term)
purple hairstreak
purple hairstreaks
purple haze
purple heart
purple heather
purple heron
purple herons
purple loco
purple locoweed
purple loosestrife
purple loosestrifes
purple martin
purple milk vetch
purple mullein

Literary usage of Purple ground cherry

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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1907)
"purple ground cherry. From Columbus, Ohio. Received thru the Livingston Seed Company, Decem- her 24, 1904. 12397. ZINNIA ELEGANS. Zinnia From Naples, Italy. ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1907)
"purple ground cherry. From Columbus, Ohio. Received thru the Livingston Seed C'ompany, December 24, 1904. 12397. ZINNIA ELEGANS. Zinnia. From Naples, Italy. ..."

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