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Barbados cherry

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Noun1.Barbados cherry - tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherriesbarbados 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.barbados 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.
One hundred of those 300 species are edibles, and many of them adjoin the Asian garden: Barbados cherry and tamarind trees, jaboticabas, starfruit, dwarf pomegranate, mangos, loquats, papayas, lychees, figs, Chinese persimmons, Persian limes, a banana garden and on and on.
suspensa had been reared from over 80 other fruits, including papaya, Barbados cherry and Surinam cherry which we sampled (Norrbom 2004).

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