cannonball tree


: a South American tree (Couroupita guianensis) of the family Lecythidaceae bearing a large globose fruit with a hard woody rind
: an East Indian tree (Xylocarpus granatum) of the family Meliaceae bearing a hard woody fruit and yielding a hard useful wood

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“Cannonball tree.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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