Pronunciation: (su-pō'tē, -tā), [key]
1. Also called marmalade tree. a tree, Pouteria sapota, of the sapodilla family, native to Mexico and Central America, having large leaves and sweet, edible fruit.
2. the fruit of this tree. Also,sapota.Also called mammee, marmalade plum.
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