sapote

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noun sa·po·te \sə-ˈpō-tē\

Definition of sapote

  1. :  any of several roundish or ovoid sweet soft-fleshed fruits of Mexican and Central American trees: such asa :  the green- or yellow-skinned fruit of a tree (Casimiroa edulis) of the rue family with white or yellow fleshb :  the green-skinned fruit of a persimmon (Diospyros digyna) with brown or blackish fleshc :  the coarse brown-skinned fruit of a tree (Pouteria sapota synonym Calocarpum sapota) of the sapodilla family with orange or reddish flesh

Origin and Etymology of sapote

Spanish zapote sapodilla fruit


First Known Use: 1572


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