mammee

or ma·mey, mam·mey

[mah-mey, -mee]
noun
  1. a tall, tropical American tree, Mammea americana, having thick, glossy leaves and fragrant white flowers.
  2. the usually round, edible fruit of this tree, having a russet-colored rind and yellow, juicy flesh.
  3. sapote.

Origin of mammee

1565–75; < Spanish mamey, perhaps < Taino
Also called mammee apple (for defs 1, 2).
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mammee

noun
  1. a variant spelling of mamey
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