yellow mombin

[ mohm-been ]
/ moʊmˈbin /

noun

a tropical American tree, Spondias mombin, having yellowish-white flowers and yellow, oval, edible fruit.

Nearby words

  1. yellow line,
  2. yellow locust,
  3. yellow mandarin,
  4. yellow mercuric oxide,
  5. yellow metal,
  6. yellow newtown,
  7. yellow no. 5,
  8. yellow pad,
  9. yellow pages,
  10. yellow perch

Origin of yellow mombin

mombin < French (or < American Spanish mombín) < Carib

Also called hog plum.

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