Physalis

Physalis maturo su un tavolo di legno grigio
Sinonimi:
Uva spina del Capo, Uva d'oro
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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