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Noun: jackfruit  'jak,froot
  1. East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds
    - jackfruit tree, Artocarpus heterophyllus
     
  2. Immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted
    - jak, jack

Derived forms: jackfruits

Type of: edible fruit, fruit tree

Part of: Artocarpus, genus Artocarpus

Encyclopedia: Jackfruit