noun \sə-ˈpō-tē\

Definition of SAPOTE

:  any of several roundish or ovoid sweet soft-fleshed fruits of Mexican and Central American trees: as
a :  the green- or yellow-skinned fruit of a tree (Casimiroa edulis) of the rue family with white or yellow flesh
b :  the green-skinned fruit of a persimmon (Diospyros digyna) with brown or blackish flesh
c :  the coarse brown-skinned fruit of a tree (Pouteria sapota syn. Calocarpum sapota) of the sapodilla family with orange or reddish flesh

Origin of SAPOTE

Spanish zapote sapodilla fruit
First Known Use: 1572

Rhymes with SAPOTE


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