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a·ce·ro·la

(a-sĕ-rō'lă),
Fruit of a bushy tree (Malpighia glabra) that grows in Central and South America and Puerto Rico. The berry is the richest known source of vitamin C (ascorbic acid).

acerola

(ăs′ə-rō′lə)
n.
1. A tropical American evergreen shrub (Malpighia glabra) having pinkish flowers and red cherrylike edible fruits that are rich in vitamin C.
2. The fruit of this plant, used to make jellies and preserves and as a nutritional supplement. In both senses also called Barbados cherry.

acerola

[as′ərō′lə]
a small, cherrylike fruit of the genus Malpighia that grows in tropical climates. It is a richer source of vitamin C than any other known fruit. Also called Barbados cherry.
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