Cherimoya

Sliced cherimoya on a black stone desk. Close up.

Annona cherimola

Cherimoya (Wiktionary)

English

Wikispecies

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish chirimoya, from Quechua chirimuya.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʃɛɹɪˈmɔɪ.ə/

Noun

cherimoya (plural cherimoyas)

  1. A subtropical tree, Annona cherimola, native to mountainous areas of South America.
  2. A conical fruit with white flesh from that tree.

Synonyms

  • custard apple
  • Jamaican apple

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