or bul·lock heart
[ bool-uhks-hahrt ]
/ ˈbʊl əksˌhɑrt /
the large, edible fruit of a tropical American tree, Annona reticulata.
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Origin of bullock's-heart
First recorded in 1865–70; so called from its size, color, and shape
Words nearby bullock's-heart
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