American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Malaysian evergreen tree (Garcinia mangostana) having thick leathery leaves and large edible berries.
- n. The berry of this tree, having a hard rind and five to seven seeds with a sweet juicy aril.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The important tropical fruit-tree Garcinia Mangostana; also, its product. Occasionally written mangostine.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A tree of the East Indies of the genus Garcinia (Garcinia Mangostana) with thick leathery leaves. The tree grows to the height of eighteen feet, and bears fruit also called mangosteen, of the size of a small apple, the pulp of which is very delicious food.
- n. East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit
- n. two- to three-inch tropical fruit with juicy flesh suggestive of both peaches and pineapples
- Malay mangustan, variant of manggis. (Wiktionary)
- Malay manggista, mangustan, variant of manggis. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I know I had heard the word mangosteen before I read this, but I must confess I knew nothing about them.”
“-- This tree produces the tropical fruit called mangosteen, a beautiful fruit, having a thick, succulent rind, which contains an astringent juice, and exudes a gum similar to gamboge.”
“Mangosteen The mangosteen is the medium-sized, leathery-skinned fruit of an Asian tree, Garcinia mangostana.”
“An alternative method is to eat the durian in accompaniment with mangosteen, which is considered to have cooling properties.”
“I tasted my first mangosteen which is different from mango, and it was sweet and light, a bit like lychee.”
“COCUM OIL, or butter, is obtained from the seeds of a kind of mangosteen (_Garcinia purpurea_), and used in various parts of India to adulterate ghee or butter.”
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.
“Skip dessert and stroll along to the nearby roadside stalls on Sims Avenue selling a wide array of tropical fruits — dragonfruit, mangosteen, starfruit and the king of fruits, durian”
“I will sodomize you with a mangosteen dick and grapefruit balls.”
“AND – the award for most delicious fruit goes to the mangosteen!”
“We are spooning over-ripe mangosteen into our mouths, savoring the white, sweet, fleshy bulbs between sips of black coffee.”
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