sweetsop
noun Date: 1696 sugar apple

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sweetsop — [swēt′säp΄] n. 1. a tropical American tree (Annona squamosa) of the custard apple family, having green fruit with a sweet pulp and black seeds 2. its edible fruit …   English World dictionary

  • sweetsop — /ˈswitsɒp/ (say sweetsop) noun 1. a tree cultivated in many tropical countries, Anona squamosa. 2. the sweet pulpy fruit of this tree, with a green scaly rind, and shining black seeds …   Australian English dictionary

  • sweetsop — anona statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Anoninių (Annonaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Annona). atitikmenys: lot. Annona angl. custard apple; sugar apple; sweetsop vok. Annone; Flaschenbaum rus. анонa lenk. flaszowiec; urodlin …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • sweetsop — /sweet sop /, n. 1. a sweet, pulpy fruit having a thin, tuberculate rind, borne by a tropical American tree or shrub, Annona squamosa, of the annona family. 2. the tree or shrub. Also called sugar apple. [1690 1700; SWEET + SOP] * * * ▪ tree also …   Universalium

  • sweetsop — noun 1》 a round or heart shaped custard apple with green scaly rind and a sweet pulp. 2》 the tropical American shrub which yields sweetsops. [Annona squamosa.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • sweetsop — sweet•sop [[t]ˈswitˌsɒp[/t]] n. 1) pln a sweet, pulpy fruit having a thin, tuberculate rind, borne by a tropical American tree or shrub, Annona squamosa, of the annona family 2) pln the tree or shrub Also called sugar apple • Etymology: 1690–1700 …   From formal English to slang

  • sweetsop — n. 1 a tropical American evergreen shrub, Annona squamosa. 2 the fruit of this, having a green rind and a sweet pulp …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweetsop tree — noun tropical American tree bearing sweet pulpy fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds • Syn: ↑sweetsop, ↑Annona squamosa • Hypernyms: ↑custard apple, ↑custard apple tree • Part Meronyms: ↑sweetsop, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild sweetsop — gleivingoji rolinija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Anoninių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Rollinia mucosa), paplitęs atogrąžų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Annona mucosa; Rollinia deliciosa; Rollinia mucosa; Rollinia orthopetala; Rollinia… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sugar apple — sweetsop. [1730 40] * * * …   Universalium

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