: a genus of American and Asiatic trees (family Guttiferae) that have a valvate 2-parted calyx and 2-celled or 4-celled ovary becoming a large drupaceous fruit

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New Latin, from Spanish mamey mammee

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“Mammea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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