Definition of sapote
: 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: 1572See Words from the same year
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