mammee


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mammee

(mæˈmiː)
n
(Plants) a variant spelling of mamey
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Noun1.mammee - tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruitmammee - tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
marmalade plum, sapote, mammee - brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
genus Pouteria, Pouteria - tropical American timber tree with edible fruit (canistel)
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2.mammee - tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rindmammee - tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
mamey, mammee apple, mammee - globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh
genus Mammea, Mammea - American and Asiatic trees having edible one-seeded fruit
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
3.mammee - globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
mamey, Mammea americana, mammee apple, mammee tree, mammee - tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
4.mammee - brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbetmammee - brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Calocarpum zapota, mammee, marmalade tree, Pouteria zapota, sapote - tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
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The sapote fruit fly, Anastrepha serpentina (Wiedemann), sometimes called the tropical fruit fly, is an important species in Mexico because its larvae infest sapote (Calocarpum spp.), mammee [Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) Moore & Stearn], sapodilla (Achras zapota L.), willowleaf lucuma (Lucuma salicifolia Hbk.) and related fruits (Aluja 1994).
Sir Jeremy Morse writes "I cannot extend Susan Thorpe's excellent "Double Doubles" in this month's Word Ways but the following seem to be better examples of their pairings than the ones she gives: addeem, O'Keeffe, keenness, youthhood, mammee, unneeded, unnooked, Goossens (a mujsician), Wootton (a painter), sirree, lessee and settee." He wonders whether tattooee can be validated from any reputable source.