• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lucuma (Bot) An American genus of sapotaceous trees bearing sweet and edible fruits.Lucuma mammosum is called natural marmalade in the West Indies; Lucuma Caimito, of Peru, furnishes a delicious fruit called lucuma and caimito.
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In literature:

The Lucuma is produced only in the southern provinces of the coast of Peru, and is chiefly imported from the north of Chile.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi