noun ma·mey \ma-ˈmē\

Definition of mamey

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of mamey

Spanish, from Taino

First Known Use: 1604

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