mamey

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mamey globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh
    • n mamey tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
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Usage

In literature:

Katey and Mamey were as excited as if they were eighteen.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
Mamey (as generally descriptive of her bearing), Mild Glo'ster.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
Best love to Charley, Mamey, and Katie.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
My best love to Mamey and Katey, and Sydney the king of the nursery, and Harry and the dear little Plornishghenter.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
I'll pluck these for Mamey.
"Meg's Friend" by Alice Abigail Corkran
The mammee, or mamey, is an odd fruit, growing on high trees.
"Industrial Cuba" by Robert P. Porter
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In news:

Frozen mamey pulp recalled after typhoid fever outbreak.
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