shaddock

[shad-uh k]

Origin of shaddock

1690–1700; named after Captain Shaddock, 17th-century Englishman who brought the seed to the West Indies from the East Indies
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shaddock

noun
  1. another name for pomelo

Word Origin for shaddock

C17: named after Captain Shaddock, who brought its seed from the East Indies to Jamaica in 1696
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