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star apple

the edible fruit of a West Indian tree, Chrysophyllum cainito, of the sapodilla family, which when cut across exhibits a star-shaped figure within.
the tree itself.
Origin of star apple
1675-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Seemann1415 saw the star apple wild in several places in the Isthmus of Panama.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle
  • The star apple is so called because, when cut in half, a star appears in the centre.

    Industrial Cuba Robert P. Porter

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