from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See canistel.
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- n. A fruit, the canistel.
- n. Another fruit, the lucmo
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- n. ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies
The next morning, I found a yellow canistel in the CSA farm box; the fruit splits when ripe and tastes like an egg (it's also called eggfruit) - and was hidden beneath lettuces, tomatoes, and zucchini.
Leaning against an outcrop of rock, I reached into the pouch pocket of my tunic and found the eggfruit I?
Vegetables like cucumber, eggfruit and capsicum, which were not grown in this region before, are now a common sight in the marketplaces of the mountainous region.