sapodilla family

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Noun1.sapodilla family - tropical trees or shrubs with milky juice and often edible fleshy fruit
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Ebenales, order Ebenales - trees or shrubs of the families Ebenaceae or Sapotaceae or Styracaceae or Symplocaceae
Achras, genus Achras - tropical trees having papery leaves and large fruit
Bumelia, genus Bumelia - deciduous or evergreen American shrubs small trees having very hard wood and milky latex
Calocarpum, genus Calocarpum - a genus of tropical American trees of the family Sapotaceae
Chrysophyllum, genus Chrysophyllum - tropical American evergreen trees or shrubs
genus Manilkara, Manilkara - genus of large evergreen trees with milky latex; pantropical
genus Palaquium, Palaquium - large genus of Malaysian trees with milky juice and leathery leaves
genus Payena, Payena - genus of medium to large Malaysian trees yielding gutta-percha
genus Pouteria, Pouteria - tropical American timber tree with edible fruit (canistel)
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uuu Il|li|pe, a genus of East Indian trees of the sapodilla family