Physalis

Reife Physalis auf einem grauen Holztisch
Synonyme:
Kapstachelbeere, Goldbeere
Kategorien: Medizinalpflanze
Physalis (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From New Latin Physalis, coined by Linnaeus from Ancient Greek φυσαλλίς (phusallís, bladder, wind instrument), from φυσιόω (phusióō, to puff up, blow up), φυσώ (phusṓ).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪsəlɪs/, /ˈfaɪsəlɪs/, /faɪˈseɪlɪs/

Noun

physalis (plural physalises)

  1. Any plant of the genus Physalis.
  2. The fruit of such a plant, typically firm in texture with a mild, refreshing
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