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ID #1845

egg fruit

n. 1. [DJE idem] the purple eggplant or aubergine, Solanum melongena.= GARDEN EGG 1 (Exuma)

2. [MCC idem] a small, yellow egg-shaped fruit (Lucuma sp.): 1910 Lucuma pauciflora..... Egg Fruit (Northrop 173). 1946 Lucuma nervosa .... Egg fruit or vegetable egg (Morton 25). = GARDEN EGG 2, TI-ES, VEGETABLE EGG (Mayag.)

Tags: food, noun, plant

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Last update: 2012-05-03 18:56
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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