Otaheite apple love

Definitions

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.

Etymologies

After Otaheite (Tahiti).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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