Mammee Definition

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[n] brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
[n] globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh
[n] tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
[n] tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum


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\Mam*mee"\, n. [Haytian mamey.] (Bot.) A fruit tree of tropical America, belonging to the genus {Mammea} ({M. Americana}); also, its fruit. The latter is large, covered with a thick, tough ring, and contains a bright yellow pulp of a pleasant taste and fragrant scent. It is often called {mammee apple}.

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