Acerola



the cherrylike fruit of a small tree, Malpighia glabra, of the West Indies and adjacent areas, having a high concentration of vitamin C.
the tree itself.
noun
a small tree or shrub, Malpighia glabra, that grows in the rainforests of N South America, Central America, and Jamaica
the small, soft, bright red fruit of this tree, which looks like a cherry but has a sharp flavour

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