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sa·po·te

 (sə-pō′tē, -tā)
n.
1.
a. A Mexican and Central American tree (Pouteria sapota) having edible oval fruit with rough brown skin and sweet reddish flesh.
b. The fruit of this tree. Also called mamey sapote, marmalade plum.
2.
a. Any of several other trees of the American tropics that bear sweet edible fruit, especially Casimiroa edulis, having greenish-yellow fruit with whitish flesh, and Diospyros digyna, a persimmon having greenish fruit with dark brown flesh.
b. The fruit of any of these trees.

[Spanish zapota, from Nahuatl tzapotl.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sapote - tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruitsapote - tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
marmalade plum, sapote, mammee - brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
genus Pouteria, Pouteria - tropical American timber tree with edible fruit (canistel)
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2.sapote - brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbetsapote - brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Calocarpum zapota, mammee, marmalade tree, Pouteria zapota, sapote - tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
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Capparaceae Colicodendron Sapote scabridum (Kunth) Seem.
La concentracion hallada para el ayrampo fue superior a muchas frutas, como el aguaymanto, la papaya de monte, el tomate de arbol, con 43,3, 31,4 y 16,1 mg de acido ascorbico en 100 g de fruta fresca, respectivamente (11); la palta y el sapote negro con 39,9 y 24,1 mg de acido ascorbico en 100 g de fruta fresca, respectivamente (4), incluyendo a la tuna presentado por diferentes autores (4,5,11).
The traditional farms from La Isla district consist of areas of agricultural production of mango, avocado, sapote, lemon, mandarin orange, orange, cocoa, guava and banana.
Ahora, mientras van haciendo el cambio hacia otro pueblo y lo mismo ha pasado ya en muchos cambios, el sapote va muy contento en su carreta y el elefante, triste y sudoroso, es el que jala la carreta.
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The sapote fruit fly, Anastrepha serpentina (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is one of the least studied species of pestiferous Neotropical tephritid fruit flies.
Reponses of mamey sapote (Pouteria sapota) trees to continuous and cyclical flooding in calcareous soil.