marmalade tree


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marmalade tree

n
(Plants) a tropical American sapotaceous tree, Calocarpum sapota, with durable wood: its fruit is used to make preserves. Also called: mamey
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Noun1.marmalade tree - tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruitmarmalade tree - 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
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