breadfruit

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noun bread·fruit \ˈbred-ˌfrüt\

Definition of breadfruit

  1. :  a round starchy usually seedless fruit that resembles bread in color and texture when baked; also :  a tall tropical evergreen tree (Artocarpus altilis) of the mulberry family that bears this fruit

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1697

First Known Use of breadfruit

1697


BREADFRUIT Defined for English Language Learners

breadfruit

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noun bread·fruit \ˈbred-ˌfrüt\

Definition of breadfruit for English Language Learners

  • : a round fruit that resembles bread when it is baked


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