ground–cherry

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noun ground–cher·ry \ˈgrau̇n(d)-ˈcher-ē\

Definition of ground–cherry

  1. :  any of various chiefly New World herbs (genus Physalis) of the nightshade family with pulpy fruits in papery husks; also :  the fruit of the ground-cherry

First Known Use of ground–cherry

1807

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