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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tree, clausena lansium, cultivated in China and the East Indies.
  • n. The fruit of this tree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tree (Cookia punctata) of the Orange family, growing in China and the East Indies; also, its fruit, which is about the size of a large grape, and has a hard rind and a peculiar flavor.
  • n. The pickerel weed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fruit of a tree, Clausena Wampi, of the Rutaceæ, tribe Aurantieæ, thus allied to the orange.
  • n. See Pontederia.

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

  • n. American plant having spikes of blue flowers and growing in shallow water of streams and ponds

Etymologies

From Mandarin 黃皮 (huáng pí, "wampee"), literally "yellow skin". (Wiktionary)

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