1. [ noun ] (botany) West Indian woody scrambler with spiny stems and numerous fragrant white flowers in panicles followed by small yellow to orange fruits
Synonyms: Pereskia_aculeata Barbados-gooseberry_vine
Related terms: vine Pereskia
2. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) small yellow to orange fruit of the Barbados gooseberry cactus used in desserts and preserves and jellies
Synonyms: blade_apple
Related terms: edible_fruit
Similar spelling:   Barbados_maidenhair