strawberry tomato

noun

Definition of strawberry tomato

: ground-cherry especially : a stout hairy annual herb (Physalis pruinosa) of eastern North America with sweet globular yellow fruits

First Known Use of strawberry tomato

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

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“Strawberry tomato.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strawberry%20tomato. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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