Definition of Marmalade tree

1. Noun. Tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum.

Exact synonyms: Calocarpum Zapota, Mammee, Pouteria Zapota, Sapote
Terms within: Mammee, Marmalade Plum, Sapote
Group relationships: Genus Pouteria, Pouteria
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marmalade Tree

marlites
marlitic
marlpit
marls
marlstone
marlstones
marly
marm
marma
marmalade
marmalade box
marmalade bush
marmalade dropper
marmalade orange
marmalade plum
marmalade tree (current term)
marmaladed
marmalades
marmaladey
marmalading
marmalady
marmalet
marmalets
marmalise
marmalised
marmalises
marmalising
marmalize
marmalized
marmalizes

Literary usage of Marmalade tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"The marmalade-tree, or its fruit. Marmalade-box. ... Natural marmalade, the fruit of the marmalade-tree. marmalade-tree (mar'ma-lad-tre), я. ..."

2. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"marmalade tree. Guttiferae. From vernacular, Peru. Syn. ... marmalade tree, Marmalade Apple or Plum, Mammee, Mammee Sapota, in Jamaica called Bully tree ..."

3. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with by William Rhind (1857)
"On account of this, the tree is sometimes called the marmalade tree, and is, in all probability, the same which Stedman, in his account of Surinam, ..."

4. A Description and History of Vegetable Substances, Used in the Arts, and in (1830)
"On account of this the tree is sometimes called the marmalade-tree, and is, in all probability, the same which Stedman, in his account of Surinam, ..."

5. History of the British Colonies by Robert Montgomery Martin (1834)
"The marmalade tree fruit, is of a globular form, about the size of an apricot, has a strong skin, and is of a yellowish brown when ripe ; and when the fruit ..."

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