mammee

noun mam·mee
variants: or mamey or mamie or mammey \(ˈ)ma¦mē sometimes -¦mā, especially attributively ˈmamē\

Definition of mammee

plural mammees \-ēz\ or mameys \-āz\ or mameyes \məˈmāˌās\ or mamies or mammeys
1 or less commonly mammee apple
a :a tropical American tree (Mammea americana) having a globular or ovoid fruit with thick russet or reddish leathery rind and yellow or reddish juicy flesh
b :the fruit of this tree called also tropical apricot
b or less commonly mammee sapota or mammee colorado :the fruit of this tree

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Origin and Etymology of mammee

Spanish mamey, from Taino


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