Definition of Chirimoyas
1. chirimoya [n] - See also: chirimoya
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chirimoyas
Literary usage of Chirimoyas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cruise of a Land-yacht by Sylvester Baxter (1891)
"But truly, are these chirimoyas? You know I have been hearing of chirimoyas from Eliot for the past six years," said Mabel, " and I have despaired of ever ..."
2. Argentina and Uruguay by Gordon Ross (1916)
"... chirimoyas, pantas, avocados and persimmons. Plantations of mate and eucalyptus could also be tried. The third region is warmer and partly covered with ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"Bananas, apricots, limes, [chirimoyas, paltas and other fruits are offered for sale in great quantities at this station, and are also sent down to the Lima ..."
4. Transactions by American philosophical society (1850)
"... Marin says he had planted at sundry times, some pine apples and an orange tree, beans, cabbages, potatoes, peaches, chirimoyas, horse radish, melons, ..."