mammee definition

  • noun:
    • An American fruit-tree, Mammea americana.
    • Its large fragrant fruit, with a thick hard band surrounding bright yellowish pulp.
    • A fruit tree of tropical America, of the genus Mammea (Mammea Americana); additionally, its good fresh fruit, called the mammee apple. The latter is huge, covered with a thick, tough band, and contains a bright yellow pulp of a pleasing flavor and fragrant scent. It is called mammee apple.
    • The Mammea Americana, or its fruit.
    • globular or ovoid exotic fruit with thick russet leathery skin and juicy yellowish or reddish flesh
    • brown oval fresh fruit skin tends to make exceptional sherbet
    • exotic American tree having timber like mahogany and nice edible egg-shaped good fresh fruit; in certain classifications positioned in the genus Calocarpum
    • exotic American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind

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