Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several tropical American trees of the genus Annona, especially A. reticulata, having large, nearly heart-shaped edible fruits with white to yellowish flesh.
  • noun The fruit of any of these trees.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The fruit of Anona reticulata, a native of the West Indies, but cultivated in all tropical countries.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The soursop (fruit and tree)
  • noun The sugar apple, a related fruit.

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

  • noun any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
  • noun the fruit of any of several tropical American trees of the genus Annona having soft edible pulp

Etymologies

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

[So called because its pulp resembles custard.]

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