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sapote

[suh-poh-tee, -tey] /səˈpoʊ ti, -teɪ/
noun
1.
Also called marmalade tree. a tree, Pouteria sapota, of the sapodilla family, native to Mexico and Central America, having large leaves and sweet, edible fruit.
2.
the fruit of this tree.
Also, sapota.
Also called mammee, marmalade plum.
Origin of sapote
1550-1560
1550-60; < American Spanish; see sapota
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  • May beetles can severely defoliate fruit trees, such as mamey sapote.
  • Little, if any information is available on yield performance and fruit quality traits of mamey sapote.

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