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akee

or ackee

[uh-kee] /əˈki/
noun
1.
a tropical tree, Blighia sapida, of the soapberry family, cultivated for the edible aril of its seeds.
Origin of akee
Kru
1785-1795
1785-95; allegedly < Kru
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