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mangosteen

noun man·go·steen \ˈmaŋ-gə-ˌstēn\

Definition of MANGOSTEEN

:  a dark reddish-purple fruit of southeastern Asia with a thick rind and juicy flesh having a flavor suggestive of both peach and pineapple; also :  a tree (Garcinia mangostana) of the Saint-John's-wort family that bears mangosteens

Origin of MANGOSTEEN

modification of Malay manggisutan
First Known Use: 1598

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