caimito

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n caimito evergreen tree of West Indies and Central America having edible purple fruit star-shaped in cross section and dark green leaves with golden silky undersides
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n caimito A tree of the family Sapotaceæ, Pouteria Caimito, or its fruit, which resembles the marmalade-plum, but is smaller and superior in flavor.
    • n caimito Sometimes the same as cainito (which see) and star-apple (see cut).
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