from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See ambarella.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fruit native to Pacific islands such as Tahiti.
- n. The tree that bears this fruit, Spondias dulcis
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The fruit of a Polynesian anacardiaceous tree (Spondias dulcis), also called vi-apple. It is rather larger than an apple, and the rind has a flavor of turpentine, but the flesh is said to taste like pineapples.
- A West Indian name for a myrtaceous tree (Jambosa Malaccensis) which bears crimson berries.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See apple, etc.
After Otaheite (Tahiti).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)