Definition of Ceriman
1. Noun. Tropical American vine having roots that hang like cords and cylindrical fruit with a pineapple and banana flavor.
2. Noun. Tropical cylindrical fruit resembling a pinecone with pineapple-banana flavor.
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Literary usage of Ceriman
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Greatest Wonders of the World by Esther Singleton (1900)
"Up this stem scrambles a climbing Seguine with entire leaves; up the next another quite different, with deeply-cut leaves, up the next the ceriman spreads ..."
2. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society (1904)
"Four of these fruits are proving really valuable — important, perhaps, in the order named : the mango, the guava, the Avocado pear, and the ceriman ..."