cherimoya: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (cher"u-moi'u), [key]
— n.
  1. a tropical American tree, Annona cherimola, having leaves with velvety, hairy undersides and yellow-to-brown fragrant flowers.
  2. the large, edible fruit of this tree, having leathery, scalelike skin and soft pulp.
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