Anonaceous An`o*na"ceous, a. Pertaining to the order of plants including the soursop, custard apple, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • anonaceous — adjective Of or pertaining to the custard apple and other members of the Annonaceae family. The soursop fruit comes from an anonaceous plant …   Wiktionary

  • anonaceous — anonāˈceous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑Anona …   Useful english dictionary

  • calabash nutmeg — noun 1. : the fruit of a tropical shrub (Monodora myristica) of the family Annonaceae about the size of an orange and containing many aromatic seeds that are used like nutmegs 2. : the shrub that bears calabash nutmegs * * * calabash nutmeg noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • an|no|na|ceous — «AN uh NAY shuhs», adjective. of or belonging to the custard apple family of trees and shrubs, that includes the custard apple, soursop, sweetsop, and papaw. Also, anonaceous. ╂[< New Latin Annona the typical genus (< Spanish anona) +… …   Useful english dictionary