sapote

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sapote brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
    • n sapote tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sapote Same as zapote, which see.
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Usage

In literature:

It is remarkable that the lintels of the doorways are of wood, known as Sapote wood.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
The lintel of the inner doorway is a beam of sapote richly carved.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. II." by John L. Stephens
At dinner received Baez' card with a great dish of fine sapotes.
"Julia Ward Howe" by Laura E. Richards
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