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Word Origin for physalis
Examples from the Web for physalis
The Poha (Physalis edulis) is a quick growing shrub bearing a berry that makes excellent jelly and jam.The Hawaiian Islands|The Department of Foreign Affairs
The physalis is also known as the ground-cherry or husk-tomato.
There are a large number of varieties of the physalis, and the fruits vary in size and color.
Egg plants, tomatoes and peppers grew upon the European husk tomato or alkekengi (Physalis Alkekengi).
For example, take the Physalis alkekengi, a member of the Nightshade family or Solanace.Everyday Objects|W. H. Davenport Adams