canistel

noun
can·​is·​tel | \ ¦kanə¦stel \
plural -s

Definition of canistel

: the ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of a tropical tree (Pouteria campechiana variant nervosa) of Florida and the West Indies

called also eggfruit

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History and Etymology for canistel

American Spanish canistel, canisté

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“Canistel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canistel. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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