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custard apple

noun

Definition of custard apple

  1. 1 a :  any of several chiefly tropical American soft-fleshed edible fruits b :  any of a genus (Annona of the family Annonaceae, the custard-apple family) of trees or shrubs bearing this fruit; especially :  a small West Indian tree (A. reticulata)

  2. 2 :  pawpaw 2



1657

First Known Use of custard apple

1657


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