acerola

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See also: acérola

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish acerola. Doublet of azarole.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /æ.səˈɹəʊ.lə/

Noun[edit]

acerola (plural acerolas)

  1. A tree of the West Indies and northern South America, Malpighia glabra.
  2. The fruit of this tree, which is high in vitamin C.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

acerola f (plural acerolas)

  1. acerola

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic الزَعْرُورَة(azzaʿrúra), from Classical Arabic زُعْرُورَة(zuʿrūra), ultimately from Classical Syriac ܥܙܪܪܬܐ(ʿazrārtāʾ).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /aθeˈɾola/, [a.θeˈɾo.la]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /aseˈɾola/, [a.seˈɾo.la]

Noun[edit]

acerola f (plural acerolas)

  1. azarole, the fruit of the acerolo, Crataegus azarolus
  2. acerola

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Corriente, Federico (2019-03-11) , “Boletín de información lingüística de la Real Academia Española”, in NOTAS A LOS ARABISMOS Y OTROS «EXOTISMOS» EN DLE 2014[1] (in Spanish), Royal Spanish Academy

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