mamey

noun
ma·​mey | \ ma-ˈmē How to pronounce mamey (audio) \

Definition of mamey

: an evergreen tree (Mammea americana of the family Guttiferae) native to the West Indies and tropical America that has an ovoid fruit with thick russet leathery rind and yellow or reddish juicy sweet flesh also : the fruit

First Known Use of mamey

1604, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mamey

Spanish, from Taino

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