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sour·sop

 (sour′sŏp′)
n.
1. A tropical American evergreen tree (Annona muricata) widely cultivated for its spiny, yellow-green fruit with tart edible pulp.
2. The fruit of this tree. In both senses also called guanabana.

soursop

(ˈsaʊəˌsɒp)
n
1. (Plants) a small West Indian tree, Annona muricata, having large spiny fruit: family Annonaceae
2. (Cookery) the fruit of this tree, which has a tart edible pulp. Compare sweetsop
[C19: so called because of the flavour and consistency of the pulp]

sour•sop

(ˈsaʊərˌsɒp, ˈsaʊ ər-)

n.
1. the large, dark green, slightly acid, pulpy fruit of a small West Indian tree, Annona muricata, of the annona family.
2. the tree itself.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soursop - small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruitsoursop - small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruit
guanabana, soursop - large spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples
custard apple, custard apple tree - any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
2.soursop - large spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples
custard apple - the fruit of any of several tropical American trees of the genus Annona having soft edible pulp
Annona muricata, prickly custard apple, soursop, soursop tree - small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruit
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