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.
There is no section that was not happy with my insistence that nobody should cut Breadfruit tree and take it to plank sellers.
In the 19th century, General Charles George Gordon - who would later find fame and death in the Siege of Khartoum - spread the story that this was where the Garden of Eden itself had once been, with the palm tree as the tree of knowledge and the breadfruit tree as the tree of life.
From its beginnings 75 years ago under a breadfruit tree at the Manette family's Port of Spain home, Invaders Steel Orchestra has become one of Trinidad and Tobago's most iconic steel bands, and Caribbean Airlines knows a good thing when they hear it.
Then the bird flew away to the top of the breadfruit tree and perched there and sang.
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.