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mamey

[ mah-mey, -mee ]
/ mɑˈmeɪ, -ˈmi /
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noun

a variant of mammee.

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British Dictionary definitions for mamey

mamey

mammee or mammee apple

/ (mæˈmiː) /

noun

a tropical American tree, Mammea americana, cultivated for its large edible fruits: family Clusiaceae
the fruit of this tree, having yellow pulp and a red skin
another name for the marmalade tree

Word Origin for mamey

C16: from Spanish mamey, from Haitian
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