May-apple definition

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.
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Its edible yellow fruit.
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A fruit-bearing flowering plant with poisonous roots, native to eastern North America, taxonomic name Podophyllum peltatum.
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The fruit of the plant Podophyllum peltatum.
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Noun

Singular:
may-apple
Plural:
may-apples