Pronunciation: (mä-mā', -mē'), [key]
1. a tall, tropical American tree, Mammea americana, having thick, glossy leaves and fragrant white flowers.
2. the usually round, edible fruit of this tree, having a russet-colored rind and yellow, juicy flesh.
3. sapote. Also,mamey,mam•mey'.Also called mammee' ap"ple (for defs. 1, 2).
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