atemoya

noun
ate·​moya | \ ˌä-tə-ˈmȯi-ə How to pronounce atemoya (audio) , ˌa- \

Definition of atemoya

: a white-pulped tropical fruit of a tree that is a hybrid of the sweetsop and the cherimoya

First Known Use of atemoya

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for atemoya

ates sweetsop (from Tagalog) + cherimoya

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“Atemoya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atemoya. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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