from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of breadfruit.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Among the many trees that grow in the region are false chewsticks, Senegal date palms, East African mahoganies, and African breadfruits.

    Ecoregions of Congo, Democratic Republic of (WWF)

  • In Neverland, the Lost Boys and Peter Pan, “clad in skeleton leaves and the juices that ooze out of trees,” ate roasted breadfruits, mammee apples and calabashes of poe-poe.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • The pulp scraped from soft, ripe breadfruits is combined with coconut milk (not coconut water), salt and sugar and baked to make a pudding.

    standing up and yelling from stairs

  • We knew this because we had often seen the Jamaican man collect the breadfruits and go home with a burlap bag full of them.

    Waiting for Snow in Havana

  • So we threw those smelly, gooey breadfruits, hurled them with absolute abandon, with fury.

    Waiting for Snow in Havana

  • And it was always loaded with huge green round breadfruits, each about the size of a small melon.

    Waiting for Snow in Havana

  • I fished one of the breadfruits out of the fire with a stick, held it down and cut it open with another stick I'd managed to break off at an angle and sharpen by rubbing on the pavement.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Tall, evergreen breadfruits mingled with parrot pines, casting dark green shadows against the chromatic evening sky.

    Gabriel Hawk's Lady

  • It is in the counting of breadfruit only, [202] 4 breadfruits = 1 pona = 4. 10 pona = 1 toha = 40. 10 toha = 1 au = 400. 10 au = 1 mano = 4000. 10 mano = 1 tini = 40,000.

    The Number Concept Its Origin and Development

  • In the shadow of the broad panjandrus leaves we could see whole loaves of breadfruits falling unassisted to the ground while between the heavier thuds of cocoanuts and grapefruit we heard the incessant patter of light showers of thousands of assorted nutlets, singing the everlasting burden and refrain of these audible isles.

    The Cruise of the Kawa


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.