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  1. (noun, plant) tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
  2. (noun, plant) tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
  3. (noun, food) globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh
  4. (noun, food) brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Mammee

Hypernyms: edible fruit, fruit tree, tree

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