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Noun: breadfruit  'bred,froot
  1. Native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread
    - breadfruit tree, Artocarpus communis, Artocarpus altilis
  2. A large round seedless or seeded fruit with a texture like bread; eaten boiled or baked or roasted or ground into flour; the roasted seeds resemble chestnuts

Derived forms: breadfruits

Type of: edible fruit, fruit tree

Part of: Artocarpus, genus Artocarpus

Encyclopedia: Breadfruit