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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Tropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp; Large tropical American evergreen yielding chicle gum and edible fruit.

Usage examples (31)
  • To my friend I am also indebted for several young plants of the sapodilla plum (ACHRAS SAPOTA), sold in some parts of
  • The players took fistfulls of wet sand to build a little hill to elevate their balls made of gutta percha, a material from the rubbery dried sap of sapodilla trees.
  • Besides these were a host of others, such as the avocado pear, soursop, sapodilla, and sapota, all of which, in addition to their size and grand appearance, bear...
  • The fruits peculiar to the torrid zone all grow in profusion and among them the native is fondest of the juicy mango, the guava, the aguacate or alligator pear, the anon or... for more
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