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man·go·steen

 (măng′gə-stēn′)
n.
1. An evergreen tree (Garcinia mangostana) of Southeast Asia, having thick leathery leaves and large edible fruit.
2. The fruit of this tree, having a hard purple rind containing several white juicy segments.

[Malay manggista, mangustan, variant of manggis.]

mangosteen

(ˈmæŋɡəʊˌstiːn) or

mangostan

n
1. (Plants) an East Indian tree, Garcinia mangostana, with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit: family Clusiaceae
2. (Plants) the fruit of this tree, having a sweet juicy pulp and a hard skin
[C16: from Malay mangustan]

man•go•steen

(ˈmæŋ gəˌstin)

n.
1. the juicy, edible fruit of an East Indian tree, Garcinia mangostana.
2. the tree itself.
[1590–1600; < Dutch < Malay manggis(h)utan a variety of mangosteen (manggis mangosteen + hutan forest)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mangosteen - East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruitmangosteen - East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit
mangosteen - two- to three-inch tropical fruit with juicy flesh suggestive of both peaches and pineapples
Garcinia, genus Garcinia - evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteens
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
2.mangosteen - two- to three-inch tropical fruit with juicy flesh suggestive of both peaches and pineapplesmangosteen - two- to three-inch tropical fruit with juicy flesh suggestive of both peaches and pineapples
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Garcinia mangostana, mangosteen, mangosteen tree - East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit
Translations
ثَمَر شَجَرَة جوز جَنْدَمشَجَرَة جوز جَنْدَم
mangostana
mangosztánmangosztánfa
mangósteenaldinmangósteentré
mangostanasmangostano vaisius
mangostāna koksmangostāns
mangostana
Hint şeftalisiHint şeftalisi ağacı

mangosteen

(ˈmӕŋgəstiːn) noun
1. the dark brown, orange-shaped fruit of an East Indian tree.
2. the tree.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana L.) belongs to the family Clusiaceae and is a fruitful species with its center of origin in the Malay Archipelago.
Fruits were in abundance, being the season of the durian, mangosteen, marang, lanzones and rambutan.
Hundreds of fruit lovers, who earlier secured a ticket each worth PHP50 that gave them access to the fruit galore site, took turns in eating mangosteen, durian, lanzones, and rambutan, among other fruits at the city plaza grounds as the venue.
For something that's known as the apparent "queen of fruits," it's surprising how ignored the mangosteen is most of the time.
The champagne tasted like opening a wooden crate of apples with characters of light wood cambium and mangosteen made from all black grapes (Blanc de Noirs).
'I am not endorsing or using BLACK LATTE AND/OR PURPLE MANGOSTEEN!' she wrote in her post.
Its report read: "There were concerns that the mangosteen extracts could have got into contact with the batteries and produced hazardous fumes or in a worst-case scenario caused a short circuit and/or fire."
Taiwan will likely start importing mangosteen fruit from Thailand in late July, as a 16-year ban on the Southeast Asian tropical fruit will be lifted soon, said the country's Council of Agriculture (COA).
The main export fruits include dragon fruit (accounting for $1.1 billion), followed by bananas, rambutan, longan, lychee, mango, mangosteen and durian.
Speaking of fruits, you might want to take a closer look at their queen: the mangosteen. It's like the fruit was created with your heart in mind.
Superfruits: Acai, Acerola, Baobab, Blueberry, Coconut, Cranberry, Goji, Mangosteen, Maqui, Pomegranate, Schisandra, Yacon
The impact of climatic variability on phenological change, yield and fruit quality of mangosteen in phatthalung province, southern Thailand.