mammee apple
mammee apple mammee apple n. (Bot.) A tropical American tree ({Mammea americana}) having edible fruit (the {mammee apple}) with a leathery rind.

Syn: mammee, mamey, mammee tree, {Mammea americana}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. The globular or ovoid tropical fruit of the mammee tree ({Mammea americana}), having a thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • mammee apple — n. (Bot.) A tropical American tree ({Mammea americana}) having edible fruit (the {mammee apple}) with a leathery rind. Syn: mammee, mamey, mammee tree, {Mammea americana}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. The globular or ovoid tropical fruit of the mammee tree… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammee apple — Mammee Mam*mee , Mammee tree Mam*mee tree , n. [Haitian mamey.] (Bot.) A fruit tree of tropical America, belonging to the genus {Mammea} ({Mammea Americana}); also, its fruit, called the {mammee apple}. The latter is large, covered with a thick,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammee apple — Mammee Mam*mee , Mammee tree Mam*mee tree , n. [Haitian mamey.] (Bot.) A fruit tree of tropical America, belonging to the genus {Mammea} ({Mammea Americana}); also, its fruit, called the {mammee apple}. The latter is large, covered with a thick,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammee apple — noun 1. tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind • Syn: ↑mammee, ↑mamey, ↑mammee tree, ↑Mammea americana • Hypernyms: ↑fruit tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Mammea …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammee-apple — amerikinė mamėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kliuzijinių šeimos maistinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Mammea americana), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. Naudojamas gėrimams gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Mammea americana; Mammea emarginata angl …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • mammee apple — ▪ fruit also called  Mamey, or Saint Domingo Apricot,    fruit of Mammea americana, a large, primarily West Indian tree of the garcinia family (Clusiaceae), with opposite, leathery, gland dotted leaves; white, sweet scented, short stalked,… …   Universalium

  • African mammee-apple — afrikinė mamėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kliuzijinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Mammea africana), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Mammea africana angl. African mammee apple; African apple; African apricot; bastard mahogany pranc …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Mammee — Mam*mee , Mammee tree Mam*mee tree , n. [Haitian mamey.] (Bot.) A fruit tree of tropical America, belonging to the genus {Mammea} ({Mammea Americana}); also, its fruit, called the {mammee apple}. The latter is large, covered with a thick, tough… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mammee tree — Mammee Mam*mee , Mammee tree Mam*mee tree , n. [Haitian mamey.] (Bot.) A fruit tree of tropical America, belonging to the genus {Mammea} ({Mammea Americana}); also, its fruit, called the {mammee apple}. The latter is large, covered with a thick,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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