Barbados gooseberry: Meaning and Definition of

Barba'dos goose'berry

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Also calleda treelike cactus, Pereskia aculeata, of tropical America, characterized by broad, elliptical leaves and spiny stems bearing a yellow, edible fruit.
  2. the fruit itself. Also called
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