mamoncillo

mamoncillo

[mah-muhn-see-oh; Spanish mah-mawn-see-yaw]
noun, plural mamoncillos [mah-muhn-see-ohz; Spanish mah-mawn-see-yaws] .
the genip, Melicoccus bijugatus.

Origin:
< American Spanish, diminutive of mamón, of uncertain origin

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mamoncillo

noun
tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp [syn: Spanish lime
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