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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Two- to three-inch tropical fruit with juicy flesh suggestive of both peaches and pineapples; East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit.

Usage examples (36)
  • I know I had heard the word mangosteen before I read this, but I must confess I knew nothing about them.
  • An alternative method is to eat the durian in accompaniment with mangosteen, which is considered to have cooling properties.
  • I tasted my first mangosteen which is different from mango, and it was sweet and light, a bit like lychee.
  • The mangosteen, however, I am quite familiar with. for more
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