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Definition of the noun acerola
What does acerola mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: acerolas
- tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Bunchosia parvifolia / species Bunchosia parvifolia / Byrsonima macrophylla / species Byrsonima macrophylla / Byrsonima nervosa / species Byrsonima nervosa / Malpighia biflora / species Malpighia biflora / Malpighia fallax / species Malpighia fallax / Malpighia fucata macrophylla / variety Malpighia fucata macrophylla / Malpighia glabra undulata / subspecies Malpighia glabra undulata / Malpighia glabra acuminata / variety Malpighia glabra acuminata / Malpighia glabra antillana / variety Malpighia glabra antillana / Malpighia glabra guatemalensis / variety Malpighia glabra guatemalensis / Malpighia glabra lancifolia / variety Malpighia glabra lancifolia / variety Malpighia glabra undulata / Malpighia lucida / species Malpighia lucida / Malpighia macrophylla / species Malpighia macrophylla / Malpighia neumanniana / species Malpighia neumanniana / Malpighia nitida / species Malpighia nitida / Malpighia oxycocca biflora / variety Malpighia oxycocca biflora / Malpighia peruviana / species Malpighia peruviana / Malpighia punicifolia / species Malpighia punicifolia / Malpighia semeruco / species Malpighia semeruco / Malpighia undulata / species Malpighia undulata / Malpighia uniflora / species Malpighia uniflora / Malpighia glabra
- synonyms of acerola: barbados cherry / Surinam cherry / West Indian cherry
- more generic words: dicot / dicotyledon / exogen / magnoliopsid = flowering plant with two cotyledons
- part: West Indian cherry / barbados cherry / surinam cherry = acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
- acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
- lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
- synonyms of acerola: barbados cherry / surinam cherry / West Indian cherry
- more generic word: berry = any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits
- part of: barbados cherry / Malpighia glabra / Surinam cherry / West Indian cherry = tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries
Alternative definition of the noun acerola
- A tree of the West Indies and northern South America, Malpighia glabra.
- The fruit of this tree, which is high in vitamin C.
Acerola is a fictional character from the 2001 film Golden Gate and from the 2000 episode Palace II in the TV series Brava Gente and also from the 2007 film City of Men.
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by Tom Monte
SUPPLEMENT GUIDE ACEROLA is the tart, cherrylike fruit of a small tree ( Malpighia glabra ) of the West Indies and adjacent areas, used by supplement makers for its high concentration of vitamin C. It is also called Barbados cherry and ...
by John Vaughan, Catherine Geissler
Acerola is a small evergreen tree or shrub with glossy leaves, pink flowers, and bright red juicy, slightly grooved fruit, 1–2cm in diameter, containing two seeds. It is native to northern South and Central America and the Caribbean, and is widely ...
by Myles H. Bader
The acerola is a fruit that resembles a cherry. It grows on a thick bush that is used as a hedge in some tropical and subtropical areas. It is native to the Caribbean and has become very popular in Florida. Recently, it has become an important ...
The Latest Findings on the Power of Food to Treat and Prevent Health Problems - From Aging and Diabetes to Ulcers and Yeast Infections by Selene Yeager, Editors of Prevention
Although the acerola is a small fruit, it packs a huge Speed wound healing disease-fighting punch. One little acerola fruit, measuring an inch or less across, contains a whopping 81 milligrams of vitamin C! That's well above the Daily Value for ...
by Fereidoon Shahidi, Cesarettin turk
Acerola is a natural source of vitamin C and it is commercially utilized as juice, marmalade, gelatin, ice cream, frozen concentrate, jelly, gum, nutraceutical supplement, liquor, and yogurt [12,14]. The nutritional characteristics of the juice vary ...
Tropical Fruits (2012)
by Robert E. Paull, Odilo Duarte
Tree Acerola is a shrub that can be pruned and trained to a single trunk to form a tree of about 4.6–8 m tall. The root system is shallow (mostly 6–10 cm below the surface) and equal in diameter to the canopy. Growth habit among seedling ...
The Safe Way to Use Medications and Supplements Together by George T. Grossberg, M.D., Barry Fox
Thiamin Thunder god vine Tonka bean Turmeric l lvn 11 rsi K Uzara K Valerian Vitamin A Vitamin B, Vitamin B“ K K Vitamin C KKKKK Vitamin D KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK ACEROLA Acerola is a large, bushy shrub or small tree.
by Vicki Boxell
Acerola is a hardy pioneer plant, which also makes a ...
juice by integrated membrane separation process “Acerola is a tropical fruit with a high antioxidant activity which may be attributed to its high vitamin C and anthocyanins content. The aim of this work was to produce a high quality concentrated ...
How to Eat Away Arthritis (1996)
Gain Relief from the Pain and Discomfort of Arthritis Through Nature's Remedies by Laurie M. Aesoph
Since the acerola is a phenomenally rich source of vitamin C,it is ofgreat valuein helpingthe body overcome the aching andswelling of arthritic joints. (A closerelative isthepitanga or Surinam cherry.) Class: acid fruit ...
Top 100 Exotic Food Plants (2011)
by Ernest Small
PLANT PORTRAIT The acerola is a large, bushy, ...
by Phyllis A. Balch
Other common names: Antilles cherry, Barbados cherry, cereso GENERAL DESCRIPTION The acerola is a bushy tree that grows to a height of ten to fifteen feet tall.
Encyclopedia of Foods (2002)
A Guide to Healthy Nutrition by Experts from Dole Food Company, Experts from The Mayo Clinic, Experts from UCLA Center for H
The acerola is a large, bushy shrub that can attain a height of 15 feet. Although the plant grows best in hot tropical low- lands with medium to high rainfall, it is also very drought-tolerant. Acerolas need protection against frost and winds ...
Linda Page's Healthy Healing (2000)
A Guide to Self-healing for Everyone by Linda G. Rector-Page
CEROLA: derived from the ripe fruit of the cherry-like fruit of Malpighia Glabra, acerola is a rich source of vitamin C and bioflavonoids. Used as an antioxidant and for its ascorbic acid content. • ACIDOPHILUS CULTURE COMPLEX: like ...
by Let's Go Inc.
However, some popular Puerto Rican fruits may be unfamiliar to visitors from outside the Caribbean: Acerola: Known to some in English as the West Indian cherry or haw fruit, the acerola is a soft, bright red fruit that tastes like a cross between ...
Production, Composition, Storage, and Processing by D. K. Salunkhe, S.S. Kadam
Acerola is an excellent source of vitamin C (Table 1 ). The vitamin C content ranges from 1 to 4%, depending on the cultivar and stage of maturity of the fruit. 1n addition to vitamin C, all other vitamins with the exception of fj-carotene are ...
Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
Acerola,. Malpighia. glabra. (L.) (Malpighiaceae. Family). Barbados cherry is a tropical fruit native to the West Indies, Central America, and South America. Recently, the Barbados cherry has received attention because its ...
Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed
Common/vernacular names: Acerola, Barbados, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and West Indian cherry, and huesito.
Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner
acerola (Cuba, Panama, Puerto Rico); ...
by Bev Bennett, Virginia Van Vynckt, Carolyn E. Moore
acerola [as-uh-ROH-lah] The fruit of the West Indian or Barbados cherry, which is the richest known natural source of VITAMIN c. A single fresh cherry about 1 inch in diameter can have up to four times the ...
by Michael Allaby
acerola. See MALPIGHIACEAE. acervulus. An asexual, *conidiabearing structure that is formed by certain *fungi *parasitic in plants. It consists of a mat of fungal tissue which bears a layer of *conidiophores; initially formed within the plant ...
by Jordan Dixon
Nettles, Marshmallow, Acerola Cherry, Cayenne, Ginger. * Nettles is a longtime favorite of herbalists. is rich in vitamins A and C, iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and chlorophyll. * Marshmallow is soothing to all parts of the body it comes ...
by Thomas Bartram
GSL ACEROLA. Health tree. Puerto Rican Cherry. (Malpighia punicifolia). Valuable sourceof vitamins and nutritive elements. One of the richest sources ofVitamin C. Uses. Alcoholism, arteriosclerosis, habitual abortion, chronic infection of ...
by G. Rehm
cerisier des Antilles westindische Kirsche, Barbadoskirsche acerola, gingeira da ...
Dictionary of Flavors (2008)
by Dolf De Rovira
Acai Acerola (Malpighia punicifolia L.) or Barbados Cherry and Wild Crapemyrtle Adenosine Monophosphate; monosodium or disodium adenylate AFA ( aphanizomenon flos aquae) Agaricus Blazei Murrell or Hime—Matsutake Mushroom ...
acerola /assoró"los, 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. acervuline sah ser' vu lin', occurring in clusters; aggregated. acesulfame-K ...
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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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