• Definition for "balsam apple"
    • A tendril-bearing annual old-world vine (Momordica balsamina) grown…
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balsam apple definition

  • noun:
    • A tendril-bearing annual old-world vine (Momordica balsamina) grown as an ornamental because of its yellowish plants and orange warty fresh fruits that available at readiness to expose red-coated seeds.
    • an East Indian plant (Momordica balsamina), associated with gourd family, with purple or orange-yellow cucumber-shaped fresh fruit for the size of a walnut, utilized as a vulnerary, as well as in liniments and poultices.
    • a yearly cucurbitaceous plant of tropical regions, Momordica Balsamina, bearing a little warty fresh fruit of a red or orange shade.
    • a tropical Old World flowering vine with purple or orange warty fresh fruit
    • A tendril-bearing yearly old-world vine (Momordica balsamina) cultivated as an ornamental for the yellowish plants and orange warty fresh fruits that available at maturity to expose red-coated seeds.
    • an East Indian plant (Momordica balsamina), associated with the gourd family, with red or orange-yellow cucumber-shaped good fresh fruit regarding the size of a walnut, utilized as a vulnerary, plus liniments and poultices.
    • An annual cucurbitaceous plant of tropical regions, Momordica Balsamina, bearing a little warty fruit of a red or orange shade.
    • a tropical Old World flowering vine with red or orange warty good fresh fruit
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