Definitions for jerusalem cherry

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Jeru′salem cher′ry(n.)

  1. an Old World plant, Solanum pseudocapsicum, of the nightshade family, having white flowers and cherrylike fruits.

    Category: Plants

Origin of Jerusalem cherry:

1780–90, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jerusalem cherry, winter cherry, Madeira winter cherry, Solanum pseudocapsicum(noun)

    small South American shrub cultivated as a houseplant for its abundant ornamental but poisonous red or yellow cherry-sized fruit


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