Barbados gooseberry

  1. Also called lemon vine. a treelike cactus, Pereskia aculeata, of tropical America, characterized by broad, elliptical leaves and spiny stems bearing a yellow, edible fruit.
  2. the fruit itself.

Origin of Barbados gooseberry

First recorded in 1750–60
Also called blade apple. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018