Definitions

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  • n. A kind of persimmon tree (Diospyros discolor) from the Philippine Islands, now introduced into the East and West Indies.
  • n. The edible fruit of this tree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of persimmon tree (Diospyros discolor) from the Philippine Islands, now introduced into the East and West Indies. It bears an edible fruit as large as a quince.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the Philippine Islands, the kamagon, Diospyros discolor, which bears an edible fruit covered with down. Also called talang. See kamagon.

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Examples

  • After the guachinango had buried the devil, he went to the mabolo-tree and took the money.

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • Its fruit is the mabolo, or date-plum. kasamá: Tenants on the land of another, to whom they render payment in produce or by certain specified services. kogon: A tall, rank grass used for thatch. kris: A Moro dagger or short sword with a serpentine blade. kundíman: A native song. kupang: A large tree of the Mimosa family. kuriput: Miser, "skinflint." lanson: The langsa, a delicious cream-colored fruit about the size of a plum.

    The Social Cancer

  • They are the same group of people who sponsored a channel in skycable where I have my love at first sight at you! haha my friend told me that you are visiting cebu every first monday of the month, at the mabolo church … be sure to prepare ice cream and spaghetti Bro Bo haha! and please meet me there,

    BoSanchez.ph

  • "Dig the ground near the stump of that mabolo-tree.

    Filipino Popular Tales

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