Barbados cherry definition

  • noun:
    • A tropical United states evergreen shrub (Malpighia glabra) having purple or rose blossoms in umbels and purple cherrylike edible fresh fruits.
    • The fruit with this plant.
    • acerola
    • a genus of trees associated with western Indies (Malpighia) with an agreeably acid good fresh fruit resembling a cherry.
    • etc. start to see the nouns.
    • acid red or yellowish cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub extremely rich in supplement C
    • exotic United states shrub bearing delicious acid red fresh fruit resembling cherries

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