American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of akee.
- n. Variant form of akee.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; its flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe.
- n. red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe
“The ackee is the crazy fruit pictured above, related somewhat to lychee nuts, and to eat it requires taking out the poisonous big black seeds and de-veining the “bready” sections.”
“Discover the secrets behind the island's jerk spices, and learn how to prepare exotic fruits such as ackee and traditional dishes like 'Run Down' during the interactive culinary session.”
“I can tell you for sure that the jerk chicken, the ackee, and the conch dishes in Jamaica are the VERY best on the planet.”
“New Year's Eve is my favorite because we are treated to saltfish (cod fish) and ackee with dumplings (fried biscuits) and yams (white) and boiled green bananas for breakfast.”
“Fully plump, after indulging in a complete Jamaican breakfast on the plane: ackee, saltfish, coco-bread and plantain chips something I would definitely not recommend before doing on-camera work at a lingerie show, I landed in Kingston ready to "dutty wiiine" it up--or at least relax and make a quick stop at the delectable Manley Airport veggie juice bar for a healthy detox.”
“I interviewed Bre at NYC Resistor last month, after we went on a fruitless search for restaurants in Brooklyn that serve saltfish and ackee.”
“So name your poison: fugu, ackee, pokeweed, casu marzu, Amanita mushrooms, naga jolokia, or Los Angeles danger dogs.”
“But after a delicious traditional breakfast of fresh ackee and salt fish at the hotel's Patois Patio restaurant, my keenness to explore the wider area got the better of me and I booked a horse ride on a trail half an hour's drive up the coast.”
“Or order the ackee and saltfish, served with festivals (fried bread) and callaloo ($16), or because it's the season, the curry lobster roll ($18).”
“Spanish Court Hotel - The tasty Jamaki Roll (sushi with local-smoked marlin and ackee) in the lobby restaurant is a must.”
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