Definition of Sweetsop

1. Noun. Tropical American tree bearing sweet pulpy fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds.

Exact synonyms: Annona Squamosa, Sweetsop Tree
Terms within: Annon, Sugar Apple
Generic synonyms: Custard Apple, Custard Apple Tree



2. Noun. Sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds.
Exact synonyms: Annon, Sugar Apple
Generic synonyms: Custard Apple
Group relationships: Annona Squamosa, Sweetsop Tree

Definition of Sweetsop

1. n. A kind of custard apple (Anona squamosa). See under Custard.

Definition of Sweetsop

1. Noun. A kind of custard apple. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sweetsop

1. a tropical tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweetsop

sweetmeat
sweetmeats
sweetness
sweetness and light
sweetnesses
sweetpea
sweetpeas
sweetroot
sweetroots
sweets
sweetshop
sweetshops
sweetshrub
sweetshrubs
sweetsmelling
sweetsop (current term)
sweetsop tree
sweetsops
sweetstuff
sweetstuffs
sweetweed
sweetwood
sweetwood bark
sweetwoods
sweetwort
sweetworts
sweety
sweigh

Literary usage of Sweetsop

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1. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck (1905)
"ANONA SQUAMOSA L. (sweetsop or Sugar Apple). A small tree seen only at Nassau. The fruit is fairly agreeable, but car not compare with the mango. ..."

2. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"The terms soursop and sweetsop are, we believe, West Indian. b. In a note to the passage quoted below, Grainger identifies the soursop •with the ..."

3. Practical Lessons in Tropical Agriculture by Robert Lemuel Clute (1914)
"sweetsop. . tings or by seed. Set the plants 6 meters apart. If mealy bugs attack the fruit, spray them with kerosene emulsion. FlG. 176. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... which include the sweetsop (Anona squamosa) that remotely resembles a young pine-cone when ripe having greenish polygonal knobs rising from the ..."

5. Jamaica: Its Past and Present State by Phillippo, James Mursell (1843)
"... the guava, the lime, the lemon, the orange, the citron, the shaddock, the tamarind, the soursop, the sweetsop, the Spanish plum, the guava, the cashew, ..."

6. Agriculture in the City: A Key to Sustainability in Havana, Cuba by María Caridad Cruz, Roberto Sánchez Medina (2003)
"Approximately 2300 guava, coconut, custard apple, soursop, cashew, sweetsop, avocado and mango trees have been planted in CCS areas. ..."

7. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"... fragrant, melon-like fruit; and not less so Anona squamosa, L., the sweetsop shrub or tree of Central America, for the sake of its very pleasant fruit. ..."

8. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck (1905)
"ANONA SQUAMOSA L. (sweetsop or Sugar Apple). A small tree seen only at Nassau. The fruit is fairly agreeable, but car not compare with the mango. ..."

9. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"The terms soursop and sweetsop are, we believe, West Indian. b. In a note to the passage quoted below, Grainger identifies the soursop •with the ..."

10. Practical Lessons in Tropical Agriculture by Robert Lemuel Clute (1914)
"sweetsop. . tings or by seed. Set the plants 6 meters apart. If mealy bugs attack the fruit, spray them with kerosene emulsion. FlG. 176. ..."

11. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... which include the sweetsop (Anona squamosa) that remotely resembles a young pine-cone when ripe having greenish polygonal knobs rising from the ..."

12. Jamaica: Its Past and Present State by Phillippo, James Mursell (1843)
"... the guava, the lime, the lemon, the orange, the citron, the shaddock, the tamarind, the soursop, the sweetsop, the Spanish plum, the guava, the cashew, ..."

13. Agriculture in the City: A Key to Sustainability in Havana, Cuba by María Caridad Cruz, Roberto Sánchez Medina (2003)
"Approximately 2300 guava, coconut, custard apple, soursop, cashew, sweetsop, avocado and mango trees have been planted in CCS areas. ..."

14. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"... fragrant, melon-like fruit; and not less so Anona squamosa, L., the sweetsop shrub or tree of Central America, for the sake of its very pleasant fruit. ..."

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