Definition of Manilkara zapota

1. Noun. Large tropical American evergreen yielding chicle gum and edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Achras.

Exact synonyms: Achras Zapota, Sapodilla, Sapodilla Tree
Terms within: Sapodilla, Sapodilla Plum, Sapota
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree
Group relationships: Genus Manilkara, Manilkara



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manilkara Zapota

Manihot
Manihot dulcis
Manihot esculenta
Manihot utilissima
Manikgonj District
Manila
Manila Bay
Manila bean
Manila hemp
Manila rope
Manileño
Manileños
Manilkara
Manilkara bidentata
Manilkara zapota
Manilla hemp
Maniot
Maniots
Manipogo
Manipur
Maniraptora
Manitoba
Manitoba maple
Manitoban
Manitobans
Manjeshwar
Manji
Mankad
Mankato

Literary usage of Manilkara zapota

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1. Lost Crops of Africa: Volume Ii: Vegetables by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"Indeed, another member of the family is sapodilla (manilkara zapota), which is the original source of chewing gum. Sapodilla and sapote (Pouteria sapota) ..."

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