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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Guam, the edible seeds of the fertile breadfruit, Artocarpus communis, which, like those of the jack-fruit of the Philippines, are roasted and eaten, and resemble chestnuts in taste. See dugdug.
  • noun In the Philippine Islands, the jack-fruit, Artocarpus integrifolia. See jack-tree and Artocarpus. Also called langka.

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  • nangka is also the Indonesian and Javanese word for jackfruit.

    December 17, 2018