Definition of winter cherry in English:

winter cherry

Syllabification: win·ter cher·ry

noun

  • A plant of the nightshade family, with cherrylike fruit that ripens in winter.
    • Several species in the family Solanaceae, in particular Physalis alkekengi, the Chinese lantern plant
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    • 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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