acerola means: Cherry-like, small and deep-red fruit. It is found mostly in the West Indies, Brazil, and other areas. This fruit is sweet in flavor with a high concentration of vitamin C. This fruit is also called the West Indies cherry, Puerto Rican Cherry and Barbados cherry. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does acerola mean?

An evergreen tropical American shrub (Malpighia glabra) Vitamin C-rich red cherries and pinkish colored edible fruit that resembles red cherries. (in Merlin Dictionary)

This plant’s fruit is used as an ingredient in preserves, jellies, and nutritional supplements. (in Merlin Dictionary)