star fruit


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Recent Examples on the Web The dry, tangy palate shows off flavors of almond paste, quince, star fruit and chalk. Michael Alberty, oregonlive, "6 Oregon sparkling wines to christen your next bubbles fest," 27 Dec. 2019 One note of caution: People with kidney problems should avoid star fruit because of its high levels of oxalic acid. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, "Top 34 bestselling 'fruit' drinks for kids deemed unhealthy," 16 Oct. 2019 This delightful version, mainly from the viura grape, is crisp and refreshing, with hints of quince, star fruit and straw. Dave Mcintyre, Washington Post, "At $20, this aromatic Chilean red blend is actually a massive bargain," 6 Sep. 2019 Spring brought star fruit, slice into thin, juicy pieces. Priya Krishna, Bon Appétit, "If I’m Cutting Fresh Fruit for Dessert, I Probably Love You," 29 July 2019 If the combination of prosciutto and melon rings your chimes, try prosciutto with any of many other sweet or ripe fruits: mango, papaya, stone fruit (peach, plum, apricot, nectarine), pineapple, orange, muscat grapes, kiwi, star fruit, and so on. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, "Tips on complementing summer flavors in the kitchen," 23 July 2019 Follow local farmers into the plantation where cinnamon, nutmeg, and pepper trees grow, and sample tropical fruits like custard apple, star fruit, and rambutan. National Geographic, "Africa by Private Jet," 12 June 2019 Your menu at Peranakan restaurant True Blue might include simmered beef, gently seasoned with cardamom (a kind of Peranakan version of short ribs), or banana blossom salad with star fruit, or chicken stew with Indonesian black nuts. Hanya Yanagihara, Condé Nast Traveler, "50 Things to Do in Asia Before You Die," 24 Sep. 2018 Other possibilities: star fruit, kiwi berries and fresh currants from the farmers market. Becky Krystal, The Seattle Times, "How to take your fruit salad from boring to brilliant," 17 July 2018

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First Known Use of star fruit

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of star fruit was in 1897

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8 Jan 2020

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“Star fruit.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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