Otaheite apple
Otaheite apple O`ta*hei"te ap"ple [So named from Otaheite, or Tahiti, one of the Society Islands.] (Bot.) (a) The fruit of a Polynesian anacardiaceous tree ({Spondias dulcis}), also called {vi-apple}. It is rather larger than an apple, and the rind has a flavor of turpentine, but the flesh is said to taste like pineapples. (b) A West Indian name for a myrtaceous tree ({Jambosa Malaccensis}) which bears crimson berries. [1913 Webster]

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  • otaheite apple — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈhād.(ˌ)ē noun Usage: usually capitalized O Etymology: from Otaheite Tahiti 1. : a Polynesian tree (Spondias cytherea) having a fruit with sweet edible flesh and turpentine flavored rind 2. : the fruit of the Otaheite apple 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Otaheite-apple — malajinis gvazdikmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Syzygium malaccense), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje (Javoje, Sumatroje, Malaizijoje). atitikmenys: lot. Caryophyllus malaccensis; Eugenia malaccensis;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Otaheite-apple — saldusis spondijas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Anakardinių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaisinis augalas (Spondias dulcis), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje. Naudojamas gėrimams gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Spondias cytherea;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Otaheite apple — 1. a Society Islands tree, Spondias cytherea, of the cashew family, having whitish flowers and yellow, edible, plumlike fruit. 2. the fruit itself. Also called ambarella. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Otaheite apple — noun a) A fruit native to Pacific islands such as Tahiti. b) The tree that bears this fruit. Syn: ambarella …   Wiktionary

  • vi-apple — Otaheite apple O ta*hei te ap ple [So named from Otaheite, or Tahiti, one of the Society Islands.] (Bot.) (a) The fruit of a Polynesian anacardiaceous tree ({Spondias dulcis}), also called {vi apple}. It is rather larger than an apple, and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vi apple — ˈvē noun also vi ( s) Etymology: vi from Tahitian : otaheite apple 1 * * * /vee/. See Otaheite apple. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Malay Apple — Taxobox status = R status system = QLDNCA name = Malay Apple regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Myrtales familia = Myrtaceae genus = Syzygium species = S. malaccense binomial = Syzygium malaccense : Mountain… …   Wikipedia

  • Malay-apple — malajinis gvazdikmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Syzygium malaccense), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje (Javoje, Sumatroje, Malaizijoje). atitikmenys: lot. Caryophyllus malaccensis; Eugenia malaccensis;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • mountain-apple — malajinis gvazdikmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Syzygium malaccense), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje (Javoje, Sumatroje, Malaizijoje). atitikmenys: lot. Caryophyllus malaccensis; Eugenia malaccensis;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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