Definition of Manilkara zapota
1. Noun. Large tropical American evergreen yielding chicle gum and edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Achras.
Terms within: Sapodilla, Sapodilla Plum, Sapota
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree
Group relationships: Genus Manilkara, Manilkara
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manilkara Zapota
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) ..."