achras definition

  • noun:
    • tropical trees having papery leaves and large fresh fruit.
    • A genus of flowers composed of one species, A. Sapota, regarding the all-natural purchase Sapotaceæ. It's an evergreen tree, with thick shining leaves and milky liquid, a native of exotic The united states, and is usually cultivated for its edible fresh fruit, the sapodilla or sapodilla plum. Its bark (Jamaica bark) is astringent and it is made use of as a febrifuge; the seeds are aperient and diuretic.
    • A genus of coleopterous pests.
    • tropical trees having papery leaves and large fruit

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