sapota

[ suh-poh-tuh ]
/ səˈpoʊ tə /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. saponite,
  2. sapor,
  3. saporific,
  4. saporosity,
  5. saporous,
  6. sapotaceous,
  7. sapote,
  8. sappanwood,
  9. sapper,
  10. sapphic

Origin of sapota

1550–60; < New Latin < Mexican Spanish zapote sapodilla < Nahuatl tzapotl

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British Dictionary definitions for sapota

sapota

/ (səˈpəʊtə) /

noun

(in tropical America) any of various different fruits
another name for sapodilla

Word Origin for sapota

C16: from Spanish zapote, from Nahuatl tsapotl; see sapodilla

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