- 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.
- the fruit itself.
Origin of Barbados gooseberry
First recorded in 1750–60
Also called blade apple.
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