custard apple

Definitions of custard apple
  1. noun
    any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
    synonyms: custard apple tree
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    Annona cherimola, cherimoya, cherimoya tree
    small tropical American tree bearing round or oblong fruit
    Annona diversifolia, ilama, ilama tree
    tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit
    Annona muricata, prickly custard apple, soursop, soursop tree
    small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruit
    Annona reticulata, bullock heart, bullock's heart, bullock's heart tree
    small tropical American tree bearing a bristly heart-shaped acid tropical fruit
    Annona squamosa, sweetsop, sweetsop tree
    tropical American tree bearing sweet pulpy fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
    Annona glabra, pond apple, pond-apple tree
    small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit; used chiefly as grafting stock
    Asimina triloba, papaw, papaw tree, pawpaw
    small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit
    type of:
    fruit tree
    tree bearing edible fruit
  2. noun
    the fruit of any of several tropical American trees of the genus Annona having soft edible pulp
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    cherimolla, cherimoya
    large tropical fruit with leathery skin and soft pulp; related to custard apples
    guanabana, soursop
    large spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples
    Jamaica apple, bullock's heart
    large heart-shaped tropical fruit with soft acid pulp
    annon, sugar apple, sweetsop
    sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
    ilama
    whitish tropical fruit with a pinkish tinge related to custard apples; grown in the southern United States
    pond apple
    ovoid yellow fruit with very fragrant peach-colored flesh; related to custard apples
    type of:
    edible fruit
    edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
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