Alligator apple

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Alligator apple (Bot) the fruit of the Anona palustris, a West Indian tree. It is said to be narcotic in its properties.
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Usage

In literature:

The fruit trees and plants also include the orange, pine-apple, mango, papaw, banana and avocado or alligator pear.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
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