acerola etymology

English word acerola comes from Spanish acerola

Detailed word origin of acerola

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
acerola Spanish (spa) Acerola. Azarole, the fruit of the acerolo, Crataegus azarolus.
acerola English (eng) A tree of the West Indies and northern South America, Malpighia glabra.. The fruit of this tree, which is high in vitamin C.