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jack·fruit

 (jăk′fro͞ot′)
n.
1. A tropical evergreen tree (Artocarpus heterophyllus) of South and Southeast Asia, widely cultivated for its very large edible fruits, having pulpy yellow flesh.
2. The fruit of this tree.

[Portuguese jaca (from Malayalam cakkai) + fruit.]

jackfruit

(ˈdʒækˌfruːt) or

jakfruit

n
1. (Plants) a tropical Asian moraceous tree, Artocarpus heterophyllus
2. (Plants) the edible fruit of this tree, which resembles breadfruit and can weigh up to 27 kilograms (60 pounds)
[C19: from Portuguese jaca, from Malayalam cakka]

jack•fruit

(ˈdʒækˌfrut)

n.
1. a large, tropical tree, Artocarpus heterophyllus, of the mulberry family, with glossy leaves.
2. the knobby, yellow, edible fruit of this plant, reaching the size of a watermelon.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jackfruit - East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seedsjackfruit - East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds
jak, jackfruit, jack - immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted
Artocarpus, genus Artocarpus - evergreen Asiatic trees now grown through the tropics: breadfruit; jackfruit
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
2.jackfruit - immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Artocarpus heterophyllus, jackfruit, jackfruit tree - East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds
Translations
tropický africký morušovitý strom
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