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Noun: akee  'a,kee or a'kee
  1. Widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colourful fruits; introduced in Jamaica by William Bligh
    - akee tree, Blighia sapida
  2. Red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe
    - ackee

Derived forms: akees

Type of: edible fruit, fruit tree

Part of: Blighia, genus Blighia

Encyclopedia: Akee