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(Plants) a tropical shrub or tree, of the family Annonaceae, native to America


(əˈnoʊ nə)

n., pl. -nas.
any of various trees and shrubs of the genus Annona, native to tropical America, grown for their edible fruits.
[< New Latin < American Spanish, allegedly < Arawak (Hispaniola)]
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Noun1.annona - type genus of the AnnonaceaeAnnona - type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Annonaceae, custard-apple family, family Annonaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs
custard apple, custard apple tree - any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
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