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blade apple

Barbados gooseberry

noun
1.
Also called lemon vine. a treelike cactus, Pereskia aculeata, of tropical America, characterized by broad, elliptical leaves and spiny stems bearing a yellow, edible fruit.
2.
the fruit itself.
Also called blade apple.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60
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