Definition of sapodilla
: a tropical American evergreen tree (Manilkara zapota syn. Achras zapota of the family Sapotaceae, the sapodilla family) with hard reddish wood, a latex that yields chicle, and a rough-skinned brownish fruit with sweet flesh; also : its fruit
Origin of sapodilla
Spanish zapotillo, diminutive of zapote sapodilla fruit, from Nahuatl tzapotl
First Known Use: 1697
Rhymes with sapodilla
barathea, bougainvillea, camarilla, Caesarea, cascarilla, Cytherea, diarrhea, dulcinea, Eritrea, fantasia, Galatea, gonorrhea, hamartia, Hialeah, Idumaea, Ituraea, Kampuchea, latakia, Latakia, logorrhea, mythopoeia, Nicosia, panacea, Parousia, pizzeria, pyorrhea, ratafia, Santeria, seborrhea, sinfonia, Tanzania, trattoria
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