West Indian cherry


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Related to West Indian cherry: acerola, Malpighia glabra
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Noun1.West Indian cherry - tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherriesWest Indian cherry - tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries
acerola, barbados cherry, West Indian cherry, surinam cherry - acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
dicot, dicotyledon, exogen, magnoliopsid - flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside
2.West Indian cherry - acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
berry - any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
acerola, barbados cherry, Malpighia glabra, Surinam cherry, West Indian cherry - tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries
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Originally, botanists classified the Barbados cherry as Malpighia glabra and the West Indian cherry as M.