from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An East Indian tree, Garcinia pedunculata, of the order Guttiferæ, 60 feet in height, bearing a large yellow fleshy fruit, the seeds invested with a succulent aril. The fruit is of a pleasant acid flavor, and is of similar use to limes and lemons.


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  • An East Indian tree whose tart yellow fruits are used like lemons and other citrus fruits.

    December 6, 2010