Definition of Pulassan
1. Noun. East Indian fruit tree bearing fruit similar to but sweeter than that of the rambutan.
Terms within: Pulasan
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree
Group relationships: Genus Nephelium, Nephelium
2. Noun. Fruit of an East Indian tree similar to the rambutan but sweeter.
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Nephelium Mutabile, Pulasan, Pulasan Tree
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Literary usage of Pulassan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Lychee and Lungan by George Weidman Groff (1921)
"Experimentally it will prove of interest as a stock and for hybridizing with the lychee. The rambutan and pulassan, ..."
2. Political and Statistical Account of the British Settlements in the Straits by Thomas John Newbold (1839)
"... the Nam Nam, a fruit with a fine acid, and flavour not unlike that of an apple, the Plantain, Pine-apple, Cocoa-nut, Lime, Guava, Mango, pulassan, ..."
3. The New Dietetics, what to Eat and how: A Guide to Scientific Feeding in by John Harvey Kellogg (1921)
"... Pitanga Plantain - Plum Pomegranate Pond-apple Prune pulassan Q u an don g-peach Queensland pomegranate Quince Rambutan Raspberry Rollinia spp. ..."
4. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1917)
"pulassan. " r\riax*an. A Malayan tree, similar to the rambutan in appearance, but differing in the fruit and In the leaves, which are gray beneath. ..."