meaning of Alkekengi

Alkekengi meaning in General Dictionary

An herbaceous plant associated with nightshade household Physalis alkekengi and its particular good fresh fruit which is a well flavored berry the dimensions of a cherry loosely inclosed in a enlarged leafy calyx also referred to as cold temperatures cherry ground-cherry and strawberry tomato

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  • An herbaceous plant of the nightshade family members (Physalis alkekengi) as well as its fresh fruit, which is a well flavored berry, the dimensions of a cherry, loosely inclosed in a enlarged leafy calyx; -- also known as winter cherry, ground-cherry, and strawberry tomato.

Alkekengi meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An herbaceous plant associated with nightshade family (Physalis alkekengi) and its fresh fruit, which will be a well tasting berry, the dimensions of a cherry, loosely inclosed in a enlarged leafy calyx; -- also called winter season cherry, ground-cherry, and strawberry tomato.


Sentence Examples with the word Alkekengi

P. Alkekengi from South Europe has long been known in gardens for its bright orange-red globular calyxes.

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