purple mombin

[ pur-puhl mohm-been ]
/ ˈpɜr pəl moʊmˈbin /

noun

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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Also called red mombin, Spanish plum .

Origin of purple mombin

see origin at yellow mombin
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