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akee

or ac·kee

[uh-kee]
noun
  1. a tropical tree, Blighia sapida, of the soapberry family, cultivated for the edible aril of its seeds.
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Origin of akee

1785–95; allegedly < Kru
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Historical Examples of akee

  • It is a derivative from the words Algonquin, and Akee, earth, or land.

    The Indian in his Wigwam

    Henry R. Schoolcraft

  • It is a term derived from the word Algonquin, and akee, earth or land.

    The Indian in his Wigwam

    Henry R. Schoolcraft