Definition of bullock's heart in English:

bullock's heart

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  • The edible fruit of a tropical American custard apple.
    • The tree is Annona reticulata, family Annonaceae
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    • Other names in use are sweet sop (in contrast to the soursop), and even cherimoya (a misleading error, since the bullock's heart has less flavour than that excellent fruit, and is also inferior to the sugar-apple).
    • The presence of many terpenic compounds is thought to contribute to the unique flavor of the bullock's heart fruit.
    • Sample the sweetness of spring and enjoy pineapple bullock's hearts and loquats from Taitung, muskmelons from Qigu, nectarines from Lala Mountain, and litchis from Dashu Township.

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