Definition of Sapota

1. Noun. Tropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp.

Exact synonyms: Sapodilla, Sapodilla Plum
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Achras Zapota, Manilkara Zapota, Sapodilla, Sapodilla Tree



Definition of Sapota

1. n. The sapodilla.

Definition of Sapota

1. Noun. The tropical fruit from the sapodilla tree. The fruit is 4–8 cm in diameter, has a fuzzy brown skin with very sweet earthy-brown flesh. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sapota

1. an evergreen tree [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sapota

1. The sapodilla. Origin: NL, from Sp. Sapote, zapote. See Sapodilla. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sapota

saponifying
saponin
saponine
saponines
saponins
saponite
saponites
saponul
saponule
saponules
sapor
saporific
saporosity
saporous
sapors
sapota (current term)
sapotaceous
sapotas
sapote
sapotes
sapour
sapours
sappan
sappans
sappare
sapped
sapper
sappers

Literary usage of Sapota

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

1. Fruit Recipes: A Manual of the Food Value of Fruits and Nine Hundred by Riley Maria Fletcher Berry (1907)
"The Sapodilla, or Sapodilla Plum, or "Dilly," (Achras sapota) at first sight ... The White sapota (Casimiroa edulis) is about the size of a peach and ..."

2. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"Achras sapota, Linn., Sot. Mag., t. 3111 and 3112; G'drt. Fruct. 2, t. 104. The sapota Plum, or Bully Tree of the Wost Indies, is now completely established ..."

3. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science by Robley Dunglison (1856)
"The seeds make an emulsion, which has been given in nephritic »Sections. The bark has been recommended as a febrifuge. sapota ..."

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