cereza

noun
ce·​re·​za | \ səˈrāzə, -āsə, -re- \
plural -s

Definition of cereza

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

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History and Etymology for cereza

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 11 Jul. 2020.

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