• synonyms

marmalade tree

  1. sapote(def 1).
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Origin of marmalade tree

First recorded in 1865–70
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Historical Examples

  • The “marmalade-tree” (Lucuma mammosa) bears a fruit whose thick pulp resembles marmalade and is called natural marmalade.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 6


British Dictionary definitions for marmalade tree

marmalade tree

  1. a tropical American sapotaceous tree, Calocarpum sapota, with durable wood: its fruit is used to make preservesAlso called: mamey
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