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mammee

[mah-mey, -mee] /mɑˈmeɪ, -ˈmi/
noun
1.
a tall, tropical American tree, Mammea americana, having thick, glossy leaves and fragrant white flowers.
2.
the usually round, edible fruit of this tree, having a russet-colored rind and yellow, juicy flesh.
3.
Also, mamey, mammey.
Also called mammee apple (for defs 1, 2).
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; < Spanish mamey, perhaps < Taino
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mammee

/mæˈmiː/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of mamey
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