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jackfruit

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noun jack·fruit \ˈjak-ˌfrüt\

Definition of jackfruit

  1. :  a large tropical Asian tree (Artocarpus heterophyllus) related to the breadfruit that yields a fine-grained yellow wood and immense fruits which contain an edible pulp and nutritious seeds; also :  its fruit




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