- a perennial woodland plant (Podophyllum peltatum) of the barberry family, with shield-shaped leaves and a single, large, white, cuplike flower, found in the E U.S.
- its edible yellow fruit
See May apple in American Heritage Dictionary 4
In both senses also called mandrake
- A rhizomatous plant (Podophyllum peltatum) of eastern North America, having a single, nodding white flower and oval yellow fruit. Although the pulp of the ripe fruit is edible, the roots, leaves, and seeds of the plant are poisonous.
- The fruit of this plant.