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purple mombin

[mohm-been]
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noun
  1. a tree, Spondias purpurea, of tropical America, having clusters of purple or greenish flowers and yellow or dark red fruit that is edible either raw or cooked.
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Origin of purple mombin

see origin at yellow mombin
Also called red mombin, Spanish plum.
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