Definition of mangosteen
: a dark reddish-purple fruit of southeastern Asia with a thick rind and juicy flesh having a flavor suggestive of both peach and pineapple; also : a tree (Garcinia mangostana) of the Saint-John's-wort family that bears mangosteens
Origin and Etymology of mangosteen
modification of Malay manggisutan
First Known Use: 1598
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