mammee apple

Definitions

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

In literature:

EAU CREOLE, a liqueur from the distillation of the flowers of the mammee apple with spirits of wine.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The luscious pineapple, zapota, mango, pomegranate, guava, star-apple, citron, custard-apple, mammee, and other fruits abound.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou
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