Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tropical American evergreen tree (Annona muricata) bearing spiny, yellow-green fruit with tart edible pulp.
  • n. The fruit of this tree.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several small tropical evergreen trees, genus Annona.
  • n. The tart, spiny, yellow-green fruit fruit of this tree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The large succulent and slightly acid fruit of a small tree (Anona muricata) of the West Indies; also, the tree itself. It is closely allied to the custard apple.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Anona.
  • n. A cross or crabbed person.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruit
  • n. large spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples

Etymologies

sour +‎ sop. (Wiktionary)

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