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1. A large tree (Brosimum alicastrum) native to Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies, having yellow fruit with a large edible seed.
2. The seed of this tree.
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1. (Plants) a moraceous tree, Brosimum alicastrum, of Central America and the Caribbean
2. (Plants) the nutlike fruit of this tree, ground to produce a substitute for wheat flour, esp in the West Indies
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