Definition of ground cherry in English:

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noun

  • An American plant of the nightshade family which resembles the Cape gooseberry.
    • Genus Physalis, family Solanaceae: several species, in particular P. pruinosa, which yields edible fruit
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    • Though we never plant a full row, and they never produce many fruits, we keep growing cape gooseberries, which resemble overgrown ground cherries.
    • I try a citrus-accented ground cherry that comes in its own papery wrapper.
    • Add ground cherries and boil hard another ten to fifteen minutes until as thick as desired.

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