Cherimoyer
Cherimoyer Cher`i*moy"er, n. [F. ch['e]rimolier.] (Bot.) 1. A small downy-leaved tree ({Anona Cherimolia}), with fragrant flowers. It is a native of Peru. [1913 Webster]

2. Its delicious fruit, which is succulent, dark purple, and similar to the custard apple of the West Indies. [1913 Webster]


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  • Anona Cherimolia — Cherimoyer Cher i*moy er, n. [F. ch[ e]rimolier.] (Bot.) 1. A small downy leaved tree ({Anona Cherimolia}), with fragrant flowers. It is a native of Peru. [1913 Webster] 2. Its delicious fruit, which is succulent, dark purple, and similar to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Annona cherimola — taxobox image caption = Chirimuya regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Magnoliids ordo = Magnoliales familia = Annonaceae genus = Annona species = A. cherimola binomial = Annona cherimola binomial authority = Mill.… …   Wikipedia

  • cherimoya — /cher euh moy euh/, n. 1. a tropical American tree, Annona cherimola, having leaves with velvety, hairy undersides and yellow to brown fragrant flowers. 2. the large, edible fruit of this tree, having leathery, scalelike skin and soft pulp. Also …   Universalium

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