[ suh-poh-tee, -tey ]
/ səˈpoʊ ti, -teɪ /
Also called marmalade tree. a tree, Pouteria sapota, of the sapodilla family, native to Mexico and Central America, having large leaves and sweet, edible fruit.
the fruit of this tree.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of sapote
From American Spanish, dating back to 1550–60; see origin at sapota
Words nearby sapote
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Example sentences from the Web for sapote
It is remarkable that the lintels of the doorways are of wood, known as Sapote wood.The Western World|W.H.G. Kingston