atemoya

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a·te·moy·a

 (ä′tə-moi′ə, ăt′ə-)
n.
1. A tree that is a hybrid between the cherimoya and the sweetsop, cultivated for its conical or heart-shaped fruit with edible sweet white flesh.
2. The fruit of this tree.

[Philippine English ates, sweetsop (from Tagalog atis) + (cheri)moya.]

atemoya

(ˌɑːtəˈmɔɪə)
n
(Plants) a globe-shaped tropical fruit, a hybrid of the cherimoya (Annona cherimola) and the sweetsop (A. squamosa), which has a rough green skin and juicy white flesh. It is also known as the pineapple sweetsop. Also called: pineapple sweetsop