Dictionary.com

purple mombin

[ pur-puhl mohm-been ]
/ ˈpɜr pəl moʊmˈbin /
Save This Word!

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.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Also called red mombin, Spanish plum .

Origin of purple mombin

see origin at yellow mombin
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use purple mombin in a sentence

FEEDBACK