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Related to breadfruit trees: Artocarpus altilis
1. An evergreen tree (Artocarpus altilis) first domesticated in New Guinea and Oceania and cultivated for its large round starchy edible fruits.
2. The fruit of this tree.
n, pl -fruits or -fruit
1. (Plants) a moraceous tree, Artocarpus communis (or A. altilis), of the Pacific Islands, having large round edible starchy usually seedless, fruit
2. (Plants) the fruit of this tree, which is eaten baked or roasted and has a texture like bread
1. a large round starchy fruit borne by a tree, Artocarpus altilis, of the mulberry family, native to the Pacific islands: eaten baked or roasted.
2. this tree itself.
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|Noun||1.||breadfruit - 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
|2.||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|
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
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