West Indian cherry

noun
1. tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries
Hypernyms: ↑dicot, ↑dicotyledon, ↑magnoliopsid, ↑exogen
Part Meronyms: ↑acerola, ↑barbados cherry, ↑surinam cherry
2. acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
Hypernyms: ↑berry
Part Holonyms: ↑barbados cherry, ↑acerola, ↑Surinam cherry, ↑Malpighia glabra

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized W&I

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West Indian cherry,
= acerola. (Cf.acerola)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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