Definition of alphonso
- a perfectly ripened Alphonso
- Right now comes the mango most connoisseurs wait for: the alphonso, grown in the humid districts on the western coast.
- —Steven R. Weisman, New York Times, 4 June 1986
- … and, best of all, the alphonso with its melting, satiny flesh hinting of peach but also of pineapple, pear, and litchi.
- —Margo True, Saveur, June 2005