Pronunciation: (as"u-rō'lu), [key]
1. the cherrylike fruit of a small tree, Malpighia glabra, of the West Indies and adjacent areas, having a high concentration of vitamin C.
2. the tree itself. Also called Barbados cherry, Puerto Rican cherry.
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