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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See Feronia, 1.

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  • Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters Newar girls participated an Ihi ceremony, during which girls are married to Bel, the fruit of a wood-apple tree, in Kathmandu Saturday.

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  • Salutations to Lord Ganesha who has an elephant head, who is attended by the band of his followers, who eats his favorite wood-apple and rose-apple fruits, who is the son of Goddess Uma, who is the cause of destruction of all sorrow.

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  • Wild fruit began to be abundant; the wood-apple and tamarind and a small plum-like fruit, furnished us with many an agreeable repast.

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  • Khadira (catechu), Kapittha (wood-apple) and Dhava trees.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3

  • Khadira (catechu), Kapittha (wood-apple) and Dhava trees.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Adi Parva

  • She found the ball; it was a wood-apple scooped clean, and inside the red fruit-stripped cup lay a quaint-shaped amulet.

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  • In the same way we observe that the homogeneous water discharged from the clouds spontaneously proceeds to transform itself into the various saps and juices of different plants, such as palm trees, mango trees, wood-apple trees, lime trees, tamarind trees, and so on.

    The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Ramanuja — Sacred Books of the East, Volume 48

  • One of the wild fruits of the jungle, the wood-apple or wild quince, is very generally used by the natives in attacks of diarrhoea and dysentery in the early stages of the disease; this has been used for some years by English medical men in this island, but with no very satisfactory effect.

    The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon

  • One of the wild fruits of the jungle, the wood-apple or wild quince, is very generally used by the natives in attacks of diarrhoea and dysentery in the early stages of the disease; this has been used for some years by English medical men in this island, but with no very satisfactory effect.

    The Rifle and The Hound in Ceylon

  • The offerings at New Asha, 322 Victory Boulevard, (718) 420-0649, include kottu roti, a dish of shredded noodles topped with vegetable or meat curries ($1 and up); appam, the thin rice-flour pancakes also known as hoppers ($6 for five pieces); and wood-apple juice ($3).

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