bullock's-heart

or bul·lock heart

[boo l-uh ks-hahrt]

noun

the large, edible fruit of a tropical American tree, Annona reticulata.

Nearby words

  1. bullnose header,
  2. bullnose stretcher,
  3. bullock,
  4. bullock's heart,
  5. bullock's oriole,
  6. bullocky,
  7. bullous,
  8. bullous keratopathy,
  9. bullous pemphigoid,
  10. bullous urticaria

Origin of bullock's-heart

First recorded in 1865–70; so called from its size, color, and shape

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British Dictionary definitions for bullock's heart

bullock's heart

noun

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