wood apple

noun

Definition of wood apple

1 :a small tree (Limoina acidissima or Feronia elephantum) of the family Rutaceae of southeastern Asia that yields a hard heavy durable yellowish wood and is often cultivated for its acid hard-rinded fruit which is used as a food and together with the leaves in folk medicine
2 :the fruit of the wood apple

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wood-apple

noun

Definition of wood-apple

:a gum obtained from the wood apple and used like gum arabic

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