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chirimoya

[chir-uh-moi-uh]
noun
  1. cherimoya.
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Historical Examples

  • “He who has not tasted the chirimoya fruit, has yet to learn what fruit is,” says Markham.

    The Western World

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • The Chirimoya, belonging to the same family, is undoubtedly the queen of the Anones.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 5

    Willis Fletcher Johnson

  • In Lima the Chirimoya is comparatively small, often only the size of an orange.

  • The chirimoya is not so generally cultivated in the colonies as the preceding species, although the fruit is excellent.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants

    Alphonse De Candolle

  • Of the same family as the chirimoya is the guanabana (Anona muricata), or sour sop, an unattractive name for so delicious a fruit.

    The Western World

    W.H.G. Kingston