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rose apple

Syllabification: rose ap·ple

Definition of rose apple in English:

noun

1A tropical evergreen tree cultivated for its foliage and fragrant fruit.
  • Genus Syzygium, family Myrtaceae: several species, in particular the Southeast Asian S. jambos
1.1The spherical white rose-scented fruit of the rose apple.

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