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
With the introduction of fruit it trees such as soursop and star apple, which do not have dense shade-inducing canopies, further diversification of income is brought about.
Examples are species of Annona (such as soursop), Citrus (such as lemon), Cerbera, and Graptophyllum.
Then, if mid-afternoon hunger pangs strike, top up with an ice-cream at Camana Bay, or head to Farmers' Market for a slab of rich cake or a refreshing tropical fruit such as pineapple or soursop similar to pawpaw.
After surviving initial cravings, eating fresh vegetable and fruits like papaya, mango and soursop, gave me a clearer perspective while navigating through an intense travel and shooting schedule, lost luggage, hotel mishaps, unsavory bug bites and a cast of unforgettable cab drivers.
Cherimoya (custard apple), guanabana (soursop), mamey (pouteria) and zapote (chocolate pudding fruit) are just a few of the tasty flavors that can be sampled, along with the more familiar mango, coconut, papaya and pineapple.
(We tried the local fruit, soursop, but it tastes pretty much like its name.)
The resort is a modest scattering of buildings tucked away in an artfully cultivated jungle setting where the horticultural names alone knock you out: parrot heliconia, soursop, ginger rose.
Cool off with a scoop of soursop (a sweet-sour fruit from the custard-apple family) sherbet or green rice ice cream at Fanny Ice Cream (29 Ton That Thiep; 84-8-8211-633), where a shaded verandah out front offers a bird's-eye view of the street's comings and goings.
Memories man...chei na my throat don dey long for soursop.
I love the soursop fruit, which is NOT the same as cherimoya.