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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Tropical trees or shrubs with milky juice and often edible fleshy fruit.

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  • The diversity of members of the tree family Sapotaceae is unequaled elsewhere in the Amazon lowlands, with 60 species present.
  • Berseraceae and Sapotaceae are other common main canopy families.
  • The argan tree (Argania sideroxylon, Sapotaceae), a desert source of edible oil.
  • The most abundant tree families are Annonaceae, Lecythidaceae, Myristicaceae, Leguminosae, and Sapotaceae. for more
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