Pond apple

pond-apple

[pond-ap-uhl]
noun
a tropical American, evergreen tree, Annona glabra, of the annona family, having yellowish-red flowers, grown as a grafting stock.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism

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pond apple

fruit tree of tropical America valued for its roots. See custard apple.

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