Definition of Eggfruit

1. Noun. Ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies.

Exact synonyms: Canistel
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Canistel, Canistel Tree, Pouteria Campechiana Nervosa



Definition of Eggfruit

1. Noun. A fruit, the canistel. ¹

2. Noun. Another fruit, the lucmo ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eggfruit

1. a tropical tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eggfruit

eggcorn
eggcorns
eggcup
eggcups
eggdrop soup
egge
egged
egged on
eggement
egger
eggeries
eggers
eggery
eggetarian
eggetarians
eggfruit (current term)
eggfruits
egghead
eggheaded
eggheadedness
eggheadednesses
eggheads
egghot
eggier
eggiest
eggily
egginess
egging
egging on
eggings

Literary usage of Eggfruit

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1. Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia: From the Earliest Ages to the by James Baillie Fraser (1834)
"... radishes, celery, onions, garlic parsley, eggfruit, cucumbers, and others, yield not in excellence to those in Europe. ..."

2. Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia, from the Earliest Ages to the by James Baillie Fraser (1842)
"... peas and beans, radishes, celery, onions, garlic parsley, eggfruit, cucumbers, and others, yield not in excellence to those in Europe. ..."

3. Sun Hunting: Adventures and Observations Among the Native and Migratory by Kenneth Lewis Roberts (1922)
"... various sorts of mangoes, fifty-seven different varieties of orange, a number of crosses between oranges and other things, grapefruit, eggfruit, dates, ..."

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