Definition of Sapote

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



2. Noun. Brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet.
Exact synonyms: Mammee, Marmalade Plum
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Calocarpum Zapota, Mammee, Marmalade Tree, Pouteria Zapota

Definition of Sapote

1. Noun. The soft, edible fruit of various unrelated South American trees, including the sapodilla. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sapote

1. a tropical American tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sapote

saponines
saponins
saponite
saponites
saponul
saponule
saponules
sapor
saporific
saporosity
saporous
sapors
sapota
sapotaceous
sapotas
sapote (current term)
sapotes
sapour
sapours
sappan
sappan wood
sappans
sappare
sapped
sapper
sappers
sapphic
sapphically
sapphics
sapphire

Literary usage of Sapote

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

1. Manual of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Excluding the Banana, Coconut by Wilson Popenoe (1920)
"It is probable that budding will prove as successful with the sapote as it has with the sapodilla. Seedlings differ greatly in the size, shape, ..."

2. Forest Products, Livelihoods, and Conservation: Case Studies of Non-timber by Brian Murray Belcher, Koen Kusters, Terry C. H. Sutherland, Ousseynou NDoye (2004)
"Mamey sapote cultivars in Florida. Proceedings of the Florida State ... Host status of mamey sapote to Caribbean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). ..."

3. Guatemala: The Land of the Quetzal by William Tufts Brigham (1887)
"Here we first found the ripe fruit of the sapote (Lucuma ... What is usually called sapote in Guatemala does not belong to the genus Kapota, ..."

4. The Rambler in Mexico: MDCCCXXXIV by Charles Joseph Latrobe (1836)
"... took it into his health, and to remain a great deal within doors, philosophizing and discussing unknown fruits—the sapote prieto, the sapote chico, ..."

5. Manual of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Excluding the Banana, Coconut by Wilson Popenoe (1920)
"It is probable that budding will prove as successful with the sapote as it has with the sapodilla. Seedlings differ greatly in the size, shape, ..."

6. Forest Products, Livelihoods, and Conservation: Case Studies of Non-timber by Brian Murray Belcher, Koen Kusters, Terry C. H. Sutherland, Ousseynou NDoye (2004)
"Mamey sapote cultivars in Florida. Proceedings of the Florida State ... Host status of mamey sapote to Caribbean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). ..."

7. Guatemala: The Land of the Quetzal by William Tufts Brigham (1887)
"Here we first found the ripe fruit of the sapote (Lucuma ... What is usually called sapote in Guatemala does not belong to the genus Kapota, ..."

8. The Rambler in Mexico: MDCCCXXXIV by Charles Joseph Latrobe (1836)
"... took it into his health, and to remain a great deal within doors, philosophizing and discussing unknown fruits—the sapote prieto, the sapote chico, ..."

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