Cher`i*moy"er (?), n. [F. ch'erimolier.] Bot.

1.

A small downy-leaved tree (Anona Cherimolia), with fragrant flowers. It is a native of Peru.

2.

Its delicious fruit, which is succulent, dark purple, and similar to the custard apple of the West Indies.

 

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