from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the soursop and other members of the Annonaceae family.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to the order of plants including the soursop, custard apple, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the Anonace┼ô.


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  • Sedgwick called an _anonaceous_ tree: it was about thirty feet high, and its slender trunk was covered with large star-like crimson flowers, which surrounded it like a garland, and Grace and Emily declared they thought some one had come on purpose to adorn it.

    In the Eastern Seas


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