acerola

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish acerola.

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 azza 'rúra, from Classical Arabic زُعْرُورَة (zuʿrūra), ultimately from Classical Syriac ܥܙܪܪܬܐ (ʿazrārtāʾ).

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Noun[edit]

acerola f (plural acerolas)

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

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