Origin of marmalade tree
First recorded in 1865–70
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The “marmalade-tree” (Lucuma mammosa) bears a fruit whose thick pulp resembles marmalade and is called natural marmalade.
- a tropical American sapotaceous tree, Calocarpum sapota, with durable wood: its fruit is used to make preservesAlso called: mamey