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Alkekengi definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ALKEKEN'GI, n. The winter cherry, a species of physalis. The plant bears a near resemblance to solanum, or nightshade. The berry is medicinal.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Alkekengi Al`ke*ken"gi, n. [Cf. F. alk['e]kenge, Sp. alquequenje, ultimately fr. Ar. al-k[=a]kanj a kind of resin from Herat.] (Bot.) An herbaceous plant of the nightshade family (Physalis alkekengi) and its fruit, which is a well flavored berry, the size of a cherry, loosely inclosed in a enlarged leafy calyx; -- also called winter cherry, ground cherry, and strawberry tomato. --D. C. Eaton.




 


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