Definition of soursop in English:

soursop

Syllabification: sour·sop
Pronunciation: /ˈsou(ə)rˌsäp
 
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noun

1A large acidic fruit with white fibrous flesh.
More example sentences
  • The soursop, as its name suggests, is more acid than its relations, but the acidity varies and the pulp of some fruits can be eaten raw.
  • Made from the gentle, distinctive soursop, it could be the new summer cooler of choice.
  • Fruits like the star-apple, the soursop, the five-finger, the pomerac, the papaya, make a delicate feast for discerning palates.
2The evergreen tropical American tree that bears the soursop.
  • Annona muricata, family Annonaceae
More example sentences
  • Lianas and tree ferns tangled above thickets of bougainvillaea and Night Flowering Cereus: on either side rose great cathedrals of tamarind, buttressed by bushes of nutmeg and spandrels of soursop.

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