the small, edible, tomato-like fruit of the plant Physalis pruinosa, of the nightshade family.
the plant itself.
a tropical solanaceous annual plant, Physalis peruviana, having bell-shaped whitish-yellow flowers and small edible round yellow berries
a similar and related plant, Physalis pubescens
the fruit of either of these plants, eaten fresh or made into preserves and pickles
- Strawberry tongue
strawberry tongue n. The presence of a whitish coat on the tongue through which the enlarged papillae project as red points, characteristic of scarlet fever.
noun 1. an evergreen shrub or tree, Arbutus unedo, of the heath family, native to southern Europe, bearing a scarlet, strawberrylike fruit. strawberry tree noun 1. a S European evergreen tree, Arbutus unedo, having white or pink flowers and red strawberry-like berries See also arbutus
noun 1. coarse, yellow paperboard made of straw pulp, used in packing, for making boxes, etc. noun 1. a board made of compressed straw and adhesive, used esp in book covers
verb (used with object) 1. to act as a straw boss to: She was assigned to straw-boss the night shift. noun 1. a member of a work crew, as in a factory or logging camp, who acts as a boss; assistant foreman. strategist A subordinate boss, a worker who supervises other workers as well as […]