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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a fast-growing tropical American evergreen (Muntingia calabura) having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves.

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  • n. a fast-growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves

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  • (1 - 2); Morus indica, Mulberry (most); Muntingia calabura, Strawberry tree

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