west_indian_cherry
1. [ noun ] (botany) tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries
Synonyms: acerola Surinam_cherry Malpighia_glabra barbados_cherry
Related terms: dicot acerola
2. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
Synonyms: barbados_cherry surinam_cherry acerola
Related terms: berry barbados_cherry
Similar spelling:   West_Indian_snowberry
  West_Indian_jasmine
  west_indian_smallpox
  West_Indian_satinwood