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Noun: barbados cherry
  1. Tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries
    - acerola, Surinam cherry, West Indian cherry, Malpighia glabra
     
  2. Acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
    - acerola, surinam cherry, West Indian cherry
Noun: Barbados  baa(r)'bey-dows or baa(r)'bey-dus [N. Amer], baa(r)'bey-dus [Brit]
  1. A parliamentary democracy on the island of Barbados; former British colony; a popular resort area
     
  2. Easternmost of the West Indies about 300 miles to the north of Venezuela
Noun: pride of barbados
  1. Tropical shrub or small tree having showy yellow to orange-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
    - paradise flower, flamboyant tree, Caesalpinia pulcherrima, Poinciana pulcherrima

Type of: berry, country, dicot, dicotyledon, exogen, flowering shrub, island, land, magnoliopsid, state

Part of: British Commonwealth, Caesalpinia, Caribbean, Caribees, Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations, genus Caesalpinia, Lesser Antilles, OAS, Organization of American States

Encyclopedia: Barbados cherry

Barbados, West Indies