apple of Peru

apple of Pe·ru \-pə̇ˈrü, -pēˈ-\

Definition of apple of Peru

  1. 1 :  a coarse herb (Nicandra physalodes) bearing pale blue flowers and a bladderlike fruit enclosing a dry berry

  2. 2 :  jimsonweed

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Origin and Etymology of apple of peru

from Peru, country in South America

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a brief usually trivial fact

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