ciruela

noun
ciru·e·la | \ ˌsirəˈwālə \
plural -s

Definition of ciruela 

: the plumlike fruit of any of several tropical American trees belonging to the genus Spondias — compare hog plum, ambarella

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History and Etymology for ciruela

American Spanish, from Spanish, plum, from Latin cereola (pruna) wax-colored plums, from cereolus wax-colored, from cereus waxen, from cera wax

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