1. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh
Synonyms: mammee_apple mamey
Related terms: edible_fruit mammee_apple
2. [ noun ] (botany) tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
Synonyms: mamey mammee_tree Mammea_americana mammee_apple
Related terms: fruit_tree Mammea mamey
3. [ noun ] (botany) tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
Synonyms: sapote Pouteria_zapota Calocarpum_zapota marmalade_tree
Related terms: tree Pouteria sapote
4. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
Synonyms: marmalade_plum sapote
Related terms: edible_fruit marmalade_tree
Similar spelling:   Mammea