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ˈsaʊərˌsɒp, ˈsaʊ ər-sour·sop

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soursop, prickly custard apple, soursop tree, Annona muricatanoun

    small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruit

  2. soursop, guanabananoun

    large spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples


  1. soursopnoun

    A small Brazilian evergreen tree, having large, spiny, yellow-green fruit.

  2. soursopnoun

    The tart fruit of this tree.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soursopnoun

    the large succulent and slightly acid fruit of a small tree (Anona muricata) of the West Indies; also, the tree itself. It is closely allied to the custard apple


  1. Soursop

    Soursop is the fruit of Annona muricata, a broadleaf, flowering, evergreen tree native to Mexico, Cuba, Central America, the Caribbean, and northern South America, primarily Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, and Venezuela. Soursop is also produced in Mozambique, Somalia and Uganda. Today, it is also grown in some areas of Southeast Asia, as well as in some Pacific islands. It was most likely brought from Mexico to the Philippines by way of the Manila-Acapulco Galleon trade. It is in the same genus as the chirimoya and the same family as the pawpaw. The soursop is adapted to areas of high humidity and relatively warm winters; temperatures below 5 °C will cause damage to leaves and small branches, and temperatures below 3 °C can be fatal. The fruit becomes dry and is no longer good for concentrate. Other common names include: "Coração de Boi" Mozambique, Evo,"Ekitafeeli", Uganda, Aluguntugui guanábana, graviola, anona, corossol,කටු අනෝදා, sorsaka, adunu, Brazilian pawpaw, guyabano, guanavana, toge-banreisi, durian benggala, durian belanda, nangka blanda, thu-rian khack, sirsak, zuurzak and nangka londa. In Malayalam, it is called mullaatha, literally thorny custard apple. The other lesser-known Indian names are shul-ram-fal and Lakshmana Phala. and in Harar in Harari language known for centuries as Amba Shoukh.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soursop in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soursop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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