mammea definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of United states and Asiatic trees having edible one-seeded fresh fruit.
    • A genus of dicotyledonous polypetalous trees of the natural order Guttiferœ and tribe Calophylleœ, characterized by a calyx which is closed before the flower expands, and then becomes valvately 2-parted, and by a 2- to 4-celled ovary containing four ovules, usually with a peltate stigma.
    • US and Asiatic woods having edible one-seeded fruit

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