atemoya

noun

ate·​moya ˌä-tə-ˈmȯi-ə How to pronounce atemoya (audio)
ˌa-
: a white-pulped tropical fruit of a tree that is a hybrid of the sweetsop and the cherimoya

Word History

Etymology

ates sweetsop (from Tagalog) + cherimoya

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of atemoya was in 1914

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“Atemoya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atemoya. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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