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sweetsop

[sweet-sop] /ˈswitˌsɒp/
noun
1.
a sweet, pulpy fruit having a thin, tuberculate rind, borne by a tropical American tree or shrub, Annona squamosa, of the annona family.
2.
the tree or shrub.
Also called sugar apple.
Origin of sweetsop
1690-1700
1690-1700; sweet + sop
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British Dictionary definitions for sweetsop

sweetsop

/ˈswiːtˌsɒp/
noun
1.
a small West Indian tree, Annona squamosa, having yellowish-green fruit: family Annonaceae
2.
the fruit of this tree, which has a sweet edible pulp
Compare soursop
Also sugar apple, custard apple
Word Origin
C19: so called because of the flavour and consistency of its pulp
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