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Otaheite apple

noun

  1. a Society Islands tree, Spondias cytherea, of the cashew family, having whitish flowers and yellow, edible, plumlike fruit.
  2. the fruit itself.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Otaheite apple1

First recorded in 1855–60

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Example Sentences

Also some Avees, which are the real Otaheite apple; but they were not yet in season.

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