Definition of winter cherry in English:

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winter cherry


A plant of the nightshade family, with cherry-like fruit which ripens in winter.
  • Several species in the family Solanaceae, in particular Solanum capsicastrum, which is grown as a pot plant, and the Chinese lantern plant
Example sentences
  • For a more formal approach to home decorating, Carter is a big fan of miniature tree-like plants such as New Zealand tea trees, winter cherries and Japanese spindle.
  • Withania somnifera, also known as ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, and winter cherry, has been an important herb in the Ayurvedic and indigenous medical systems for over 3000 years.
  • Also known in English as winter cherry, Ashwagandha is one of the most highly valuable herb in the Ayurvedic medical system.
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