custard apple

noun

Definition of custard apple

1 a : any of several chiefly tropical American soft-fleshed edible fruits
b : any of a genus (Annona of the family Annonaceae, the custard-apple family) of trees or shrubs bearing this fruit; especially : a small West Indian tree (A. reticulata)
2 : pawpaw 2

First Known Use of custard apple

1648


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