atemoya

[ ah-tuh-moi-uh ]
/ ˌɑ təˈmɔɪ ə /

noun

a tropical tree of the Philippines that is a hybrid of the cherimoya and sweetsop.
the pinecone- or heart-shaped fruit of this tree, having a sweet, edible, white pulp.

QUIZZES

PRACTICE SOME ESCAPISM WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We salute you if you remember all the doovers from Word of the Day between May 25 and May 31!
Question 1 of 7
salute

Origin of atemoya

1910–15; < Tagalog and Philippine English ate sweetsop + (cheri)moya
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020