a family (Annonaceae, order Magnoliales) of dicotyledonous tropical
trees and shrubs
including the papaw, sweetsop, and soursop
any of a genus (esp. Annona reticulata
) of small trees of this family, grown
for their large, edible, heart-shaped fruits
: also custard apple
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Wortherkunft von 'custard apple'
, with references to the flavor and color