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(Plants) a tropical shrub or tree, of the family Annonaceae, native to America
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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|Noun||1.||Annona - 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