belonging to the Sapotaceae, the sapodilla family of plants.
- Compare sapodilla family.
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How to use sapotaceous in a sentence
This sapotaceous plant attains a great size in Guiana and affords a dense, close-grained, valuable timber.
British Dictionary definitions for sapotaceous
of, relating to, or belonging to the Sapotaceae, a family of leathery-leaved tropical plants: includes the gutta-percha and balata trees, sapodilla, and shea
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