sapota

[ suh-poh-tuh ]
/ səˈpoʊ tə /

noun

Origin of sapota

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