Pronunciation: (cher"u-moi'u), [key]
1. a tropical American tree, Annona cherimola, having leaves with velvety, hairy undersides and yellow-to-brown fragrant flowers.
2. the large, edible fruit of this tree, having leathery, scalelike skin and soft pulp. Also,cher•i•moy•erPronunciation: (cher"u-moi'ur), [key] cher•i•mol•la Pronunciation: (cher"u-moi'u), [key] chirimoya.
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