Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See canistel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fruit, the canistel.
  • n. Another fruit, the lucmo

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies

Etymologies

egg +‎ fruit (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The next morning, I found a yellow canistel in the CSA farm box; the fruit splits when ripe and tastes like an egg (it's also called eggfruit) - and was hidden beneath lettuces, tomatoes, and zucchini.

    Frugal In Virginia

  • Leaning against an outcrop of rock, I reached into the pouch pocket of my tunic and found the eggfruit I?

    Catspaw

  • Vegetables like cucumber, eggfruit and capsicum, which were not grown in this region before, are now a common sight in the marketplaces of the mountainous region.

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