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sweet·sop

 (swēt′sŏp′)
n.
1. A tropical American tree (Annona squamosa) widely cultivated for its yellowish-green fruit with sweet edible pulp.
2. The fruit of this tree. In both senses also called sugar apple.
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sweetsop

(ˈswiːtˌsɒp)
n
1. (Plants) a small West Indian tree, Annona squamosa, having yellowish-green fruit: family Annonaceae
2. (Cookery) the fruit of this tree, which has a sweet edible pulp
Also: sugar apple or custard apple
[C19: so called because of the flavour and consistency of its pulp]
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sweet•sop

(ˈswitˌsɒp)

n.
1. a sweet, pulpy fruit having a thin, tuberculate rind, borne by a tropical American tree or shrub, Annona squamosa, of the annona family.
2. the tree or shrub. Also called sugar apple.
[1690–1700]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweetsop - tropical American tree bearing sweet pulpy fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seedssweetsop - tropical American tree bearing sweet pulpy fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
annon, sugar apple, sweetsop - sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
custard apple, custard apple tree - any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
2.sweetsop - sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seedssweetsop - sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
custard apple - the fruit of any of several tropical American trees of the genus Annona having soft edible pulp
Annona squamosa, sweetsop, sweetsop tree - tropical American tree bearing sweet pulpy fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
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References in periodicals archive ?
The emphasis is on atemoya (Annona x atemoya Mabb.), which is a hybrid between the sweetsop (Annona squamosa L.) and cherimoya (Annona cherimola Mill.) (RABELO et al., 2015).
These are Azadirachta indica (neem leaves), Cymbopogon citratus (Lemongrass leaves), Ocimum gratissimum (Basil leaves), Ageratum conyzoides (Goatweed leaves), Annona squamosa (Sweetsop leaves) and Hyptis suaveolens (Bush tea leaves).
Phenolic compounds and in vitro antibacterial and antioxidant activities of three tropic fruits: persimmon, guava, and sweetsop. BioMed.
Annonaceae (custard Leaf (sugar apple, apple family) custard apple, and sweetsop) Ar tocar pus altilis Moraceae (fig/ Fresh leaf (Parkinson) Fosberg mulberry family) (breadfruit) Asclepias Asclepiadaceae Fresh leaf curassavica L.
Ahmed [24] conducted field experiment to determine the effect of six plant extracts (sweetsop, chilli pepper, garlic, ginger, Neem and Tobacco) against the insect pests of cowpea.
Among the fruits Rizal loved counted the lanzones ("buwahan"), mangoes, atis (sweetsop) and sikapote (chicos zapote).
"The Bays," for example, which opens the volume, establishes a sense of setting and then effusively chants a botanical litany: Plow Monday: second-best beast high in the sweetsop tree.
The pawpaw (Asimina triloba) belongs to the tropical custard apple family, which includes delights such as sweetsop, soursop, cherimoya and, of course, the custard apple, which is the botanical family's namesake.
(sugar apple, custard apple, sweetsop), which is a new family host record for Annonaceae.