Spanish cherry

noun

: a tropical Asian evergreen tree (Mimusops elengi) with fragrant white flowers and orange to red berrylike fruit

called also bakul, bakula, bulletwood

Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Spanish cherry was in 1930

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“Spanish cherry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spanish%20cherry. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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