Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tree, scientific name Melicoccus bijugatus, of the Sapindaceae family, native to Central and South America.
  • n. The fruit from the longan tree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tropical American tree (Melicocca bijuga, or Melicocca bijugatus) bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp.

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

  • n. tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp

Etymologies

From Spanish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Piragua* the other night," "don't go by Zapata and G where you might be assaulted," "a former policeman killed a child for stealing mamoncillo fruit," "don't even think of going to Central Havana after ten."

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