annona

[uh-noh-nuh]
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noun

any of various trees and shrubs of the genus Annona, native to tropical America, and grown for their edible fruits.

Nearby words

  1. anno hebraico,
  2. anno hejirae,
  3. anno mundi,
  4. anno regni,
  5. anno urbis conditae,
  6. annona family,
  7. annonaceous,
  8. annot.,
  9. annotate,
  10. annotated

Compare annona family.

Origin of annona

< New Latin < American Spanish anona, anon, allegedly < Arawak (Hispaniola)

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