cereza

noun

ce·​re·​za
səˈrāzə,
-āsə,
-re-
plural -s
1
in tropical America
a
: any of several plants having fruits resembling cherries (as Malpighia glabra, M. coccigera, and various species of Cordia)
b
: the fruit of these plants
2
in Mexico : capulin sense 1

Word History

Etymology

American Spanish, from Spanish, cherry, from Late Latin ceresia

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“Cereza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cereza. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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