Definition of Acerola in English :

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Acerola meaning in English

Meaning of Acerola in English

Pronunciation of Acerola in English

Acerola pronunciation in English

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1. acerola, barbados cherry, malpighia glabra, surinam cherry, west indian cherry

tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries

2. acerola, barbados cherry, surinam cherry, west indian cherry

acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C

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see synonyms of acerola
a small tree or shrub, Malpighia glabra, that grows in the rainforests of N South America, Central America, and Jamaica
the small, soft, bright red fruit of this tree, which looks like a cherry but has a sharp flavour

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see synonyms of acerola
1. A tropical American evergreen shrub (Malpighia glabra) having pinkish flowers and red cherrylike edible fruits that are rich in vitamin C.
2. The fruit of this plant, used to make jellies and preserves and as a nutritional supplement. In both senses also called Barbados cherry.

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