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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French alkékenge, which in turn was borrowed from the Spanish word.

NounEdit

alquequenje m (plural alquequenjes)

  1. bladder cherry; alkekengi (Physalis alkekengi, a plant of southern Europe)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Andalusian Arabic الكَاكَنْج, from Arabic كَاكَنْج (kākanj, bladder cherry), from Persian کاکنج, کاکانج, کاکناگ, resin from a tree in the mountains of Herat.

NounEdit

alquequenje m (plural alquequenjes)

  1. bladder cherry (Physalis alkekengi)

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