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addaword.gifdefinition of physalis

(also Cape Gooseberry; Chinese Lantern; Golden Strawberry )
a plant in the nightshade family that grows in warm temperate and subtropical regions of the world, and its edible orange fruit which is encased in a papery cover
Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/08/2012 14:22:00
Definition of physalis from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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