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jackfruit

/ˈdʒækˌfruːt/
noun
1.
a tropical Asian moraceous tree, Artocarpus heterophyllus
2.
the edible fruit of this tree, which resembles breadfruit and can weigh up to 27 kilograms (60 pounds)
Sometimes shortened to jack, jak
Word Origin
C19: from Portuguese jaca, from Malayalam cakka
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