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ak·ee

also ac·kee  (ăk′ē, ə-kē′)
n.
1. A tropical western African evergreen tree (Blighia sapida) having leathery red-and-yellow fruits. It is naturalized and cultivated in the tropics and in Florida.
2. The edible, fleshy, ripe aril of this tree, especially popular as a food in Jamaica. The seeds and unripe arils are poisonous.

[Possibly Kru akee or Akan (Twi) aŋkyẽ, wild cashew.]

a•kee

(əˈki)

n.
a tropical tree, Blighia sapida, of the soapberry family, cultivated for the edible aril of its seeds.
[1785–95; allegedly < Kru (language or language group of E Liberia)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.akee - widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruitsakee - widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits; introduced in Jamaica by William Bligh
ackee, akee - red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
Blighia, genus Blighia - small genus of western African evergreen trees and shrubs bearing fleshy capsular three-seeded fruits edible when neither unripe nor overripe
2.akee - red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seedsakee - red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
akee, akee tree, Blighia sapida - widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits; introduced in Jamaica by William Bligh
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