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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Purplish tropical fruit; Common tropical American shrub or small tree with purplish fruit.

Usage examples (12)
  • Oris was stretched out in the shade of a mombin batard tree, resting on one elbow and gnawing on a stick of sugarcane.
  • Secondary forests primarily host babaçu mixed with some Spondias mombin, another palm, Astrocaryum vulgare, and the pioneer tree Cecropia concolor.
  • Today, the most common vegetation is represented by Crescentia cujete, Guazuma ulmifolia, Cassia fistula, Bursera graveolens, Spondias mombin, Bauhinia picta, Ceiba...
  • Now before entering the water, they gathered all around the periphery of the basin where the herbalists had set up their dusty stations, displaying sooty boxes, hunks of root,... for more
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