cherimoya

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noun cher·i·moya \ˌcher-ə-ˈmȯi-ə\
variants: or less commonly

play \ˌchir-\

Definition of cherimoya

  1. :  a round, oblong, or heart-shaped fruit with a pitted pale green rind that is borne by a widely cultivated tropical American tree (Annona cherimola) of the custard-apple family; also :  this tree

Origin and Etymology of cherimoya

Spanish chirimoya


First Known Use: 1736


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