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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DIANA, FOOD's three-year commitment helps ABC keep its HerbMedProe database E[sz]up to date with the latest scientific and clinical research on acerola, also known as Barbados cherry and West Indian cherry, a popular traditional food and ingredient in dietary supplements.
Both are called Barbados cherry and West Indian cherry by various sources that are not always in agreement as to which is which.