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Noun: mammee  ma'mee
  1. Tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
    - marmalade tree, sapote, Pouteria zapota, Calocarpum zapota
  2. Tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
    - mammee apple, mamey, mammee tree, Mammea americana
  3. Globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh
    - mamey, mammee apple
  4. Brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
    - sapote, marmalade plum

Derived forms: mammees

Type of: edible fruit, fruit tree, tree

Part of: genus Mammea, genus Pouteria, Mammea, Pouteria

Encyclopedia: Mammee