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Noun: Jamaican cherry
  1. A fast-growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fibre used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves
    - calabur tree, calabura, silk wood, silkwood, Muntingia calabura

Type of: tree

Part of: genus Muntingia, Muntingia

Encyclopedia: Jamaican cherry