a·te·moy·a (ä'tə-moiʹə, ăt'ə-) n.
1. A conical or heart-shaped green fruit with edible sweet white flesh.
2. The tree producing this fruit, a hybrid between the cherimoya and the sweetsop.
  [Philippine English ates, sweetsop (from Tagalog atis) + cherimoya.]

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