breadfruit tree


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Noun1.breadfruit tree - native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like breadbreadfruit tree - native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread
breadfruit - a large round seedless or seeded fruit with a texture like bread; eaten boiled or baked or roasted or ground into flour; the roasted seeds resemble chestnuts
Artocarpus, genus Artocarpus - evergreen Asiatic trees now grown through the tropics: breadfruit; jackfruit
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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Later, after what had been to him a terrible journey of miles, when he collapsed in front of the devil-devil house in the shadow of the breadfruit tree, she had shown very lively ideas on the matter of retaining possession of him.
Coconut palms, banana trees, and lofty breadfruit trees gave food and sun-shelter.
A sort of all-round feast, this might include anything from suckling pig, to fish (mahi mahi and tuna are favourite), chicken, crab, fei (Polynesian banana), shrimps, taro, umara (sweet potato), uru (fruit of the breadfruit tree), igname (yams) and fafa (Tahitian spinach).
Upon reaching the part near a big breadfruit tree whose branches seemed to form a canopy, we would shout 'Whoa!' to signal the end of our ride and for the farmer to make the carabao stop.
'Little bird fly away to my father and mother's house and perch on the dear breadfruit tree'.
communis (Moraceae), commonly known as the breadfruit tree, is native to Pacific and Tropical Asia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea [9].
It took two days of sitting under a spreading breadfruit tree to design the dam (a St.
Jubilee stirred his horse and came upon a group of newly arrived Japanese workers squatting in the shade of a breadfruit tree, playing cards.
What is the traditional occupation of Widow Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Six; 2 Israel; 3 Washerwoman; 4 Gatcombe Park; 5 Monza; 6 Something Tells Me, from 1971; 7 The sea horse; 8 The Who; 9 Jaws; 10 Breadfruit tree saplings.
He understands the encapsulating power of symbols: the breadfruit tree and the maple leaf, for example, as icons of Barbadian and Canadian realities.
The stages on which they perform are the interiors of their houses, village churches, the village roads, sitting places under the shade of a mango or breadfruit tree and, from time to time, the port towns of Apia and Papeete.
In her book, Under the Breadfruit Tree (1998), Monica Gunning's selection titled "Aunt Mae's Breadfruit Trees" reveals that in her Jamaican community "no one goes hungry because of the abundance of Aunt Mae's breadfruits (the poor man's bread) and Aunt Mae's wide open hands" (p.