star fruit


Examples of star fruit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Flavors of star fruit, pineapple, kumquat and lemongrass — and well, Juicy Fruit gum? — are a recipe for fun. Dave McIntyre, Washington Post, 9 Nov. 2023 For appetizers, the menu offers snacks like plantain chips served with mango hot sauce and pork fat mayo-ketchup for dipping; green banana escabeche with star fruit and onions; and Bacalaíto, a Puerto Rican fritter made from salt fish and potatoes, sauced with mojo roho. Alyson Sheppard, Robb Report, 15 Oct. 2021 Garnish with star fruit slice. Krissa Rossbund, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Sep. 2022 Boyd likes to play with different combinations of both texture and flavor, from kumquats and star fruit in winter to berries and melons in summer. Kristen Hartke, Washington Post, 18 Nov. 2022 This set includes options such as white dragon fruit, lotus, star fruit, kiwi, pear, lavender and more, to dress up drinks of all kinds and in all places. Melissa Kravitz Hoeffner, Forbes, 23 Jan. 2023 The nose shows nice, musty aromas with hazelnuts, pear and star fruit. Tan Vinh and Owen Bargreen, Anchorage Daily News, 16 Dec. 2022 Ice cubes 1 slice star fruit Spread layer of sugar in small dish. Krissa Rossbund, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Sep. 2022 Add fruits such as watermelon, cantaloupe, grapefruit, strawberries and star fruit to the list as well. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 19 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of star fruit was in 1897

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“Star fruit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

star fruit

: a green to yellow tropical Asian fruit that has the shape of a 5-pointed star when cut across the middle

called also carambola

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