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mammee sapota, mammee supporter

/mámi sapówta/ [Atlantic; from Sp. from Taino mamey + Sp. zapote sapodilla from Nahuatl tzapotl idem] n. a fruit tree, Calocarpum mammosum: 1946 Mammee sapota. . .can refer to larger Lucuma nervosa (egg fruit) rather than true Calocarpum sapota (Morton 27). 1978 Mammee sapota... a yellow, pearshaped fruit (Dupuch 5). Mammee sapota are small, two-inch golden fruit with a waxy taste (White). = TEE-ESSIE (Gen.)


◊Do not confuse /ma'mi sapoWta/ [Atlantic; from Sp. from Taino marney + Sp. zapote sapodilla from Nahuatl tzapotl idem] n. a fruit tree, Calocarpum mammosum: 1946 Marnmee sapota. . .can refer to larger Lucuma nervosa (egg fruit) rather than true Calocarpum sapota (Morton 27). 1978 Mammee sapota... a yellow, pearshaped fruit (Dupuch 5). Mammee sapota are small, two-inch golden fruit with a waxy taste (White). = TEE-ESSIE (Gen.) 0Do not confuse mammee sapota and MAMMEE.

Tags: fruit, noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2012-10-10 04:27
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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