1. [ noun ] (botany) tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
Synonyms: mammee Pouteria_zapota Calocarpum_zapota marmalade_tree
Related terms: tree Pouteria
2. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
Synonyms: marmalade_plum mammee
Related terms: edible_fruit marmalade_tree
Similar spelling:   sabot