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Examples of star fruit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The inviting aromatic cologne opens with a tropical fruit medley of star fruit, mandarin orange, and lime, with refreshing oceanic heart notes of sea salt, marine accords, and cedarwood. The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Apr. 2022 Flavors of lemongrass, star fruit and straw frame a medium-body, and soft acidity keeps it refreshing. Washington Post, 2 July 2021 Typically, the elders of a family soak the main ingredients—star fruit, hibiscus, and melon skins, for example—in rum and red wine for months before preparing the dessert. Alyson Sheppard, Robb Report, 15 Oct. 2021 Rich and full-bodied, the wine smells of jasmine and apple blossoms, while flavors lean toward Bosc pear and star fruit. Washington Post, 17 Sep. 2021 Flavors of white flowers and tropical fruit — think star fruit, litchi and jasmine — with a soft texture that caresses the palate. Washington Post, 2 July 2021 Flavors include blends of star fruit, thyme, peach, ginger, mango, and much more. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 7 May 2021 Rich with ripe peaches and star fruit, slightly herbaceous and a tad off-dry, the bubbly is great on its own or as a base for a mimosa or bellini. Washington Post, 23 Dec. 2020 Young star fruit trees, also known as carambolas, are cold-sensitive and would likely be damaged by temperatures below freezing. Tom Maccubbin,, 24 Oct. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of star fruit

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Star fruit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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