from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of poly-petalous trees, of the order Anacardiaceæ, type of the tribe Spondieæ.
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- noun tropical trees having one-seeded fruit
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Of the sugar-cane they possess several varieties, and it is eaten in the raw state; a small variety of yam, more commonly known by the name of the Rótuma potato, the ulé of the natives, is very abundant; the ulu or bread-fruit, pori or plantain and the vi, (spondias dulcis,