Also called husk tomato. any of several plants belonging to the genus Physalis, of the nightshade family, the several species bearing an edible berry enclosed in an enlarged calyx.
any of several European dwarf cherries, especially Prunus fruticosa, of the rose family.
the fruit of any of these plants.
any of various American solanaceous plants of the genus Physalis, esp P. pubescens, having round fleshy fruit enclosed in a bladder-like husk See also winter cherry, gooseberry (sense 4)
noun 1. . 2. a covering, usually of canvas, for the floor of a stage.
noun 1. Also called ground coat. a primary coat of paint; priming; base coat. 2. the background color, as of a painting or decoration.
noun, Electricity. 1. the conductor used to establish a ground.
noun 1. an airport facility that supervises the movement of aircraft and ground vehicles on ramps and taxiways. noun 1. the personnel, radar, computers, etc, on the ground that monitor the progress of aircraft or spacecraft 2. a system for feeding continuous radio messages to an aircraft pilot to enable him to make a blind […]