from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Artocarpus integrifolia, a native of the Indian archipelago. See Artocarpus and breadfruit.
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The Sloth Bear is also partial to mangos, sugar-cane, and the pods of the _amaltas_ or _cassia_ (_Cathartocarpus fistula_), and the fruit of the jack-tree (_Artocarpus integrifolia_).
One was built on the topmost branch of a young jack-tree about 40 feet high.
But there is a tree in Ceylon, still more curious than the jack-tree.
I once saw a man come to the proprietor of a jack-tree,  embrace his feet, and in the most piteous manner implore his protection.