jakfruit

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jackfruit or jakfruit (ˈdʒækˌfruːt)
 
n
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)
 
[C19: from Portuguese jaca, from Malayalam cakka]
 
jakfruit or jakfruit
 
n
 
[C19: from Portuguese jaca, from Malayalam cakka]

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