Definition of Mammea
1. Noun. American and Asiatic trees having edible one-seeded fruit.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Clusiaceae, Family Clusiaceae, Family Guttiferae, Guttiferae, St John's Wort Family
Member holonyms: Mamey, Mammea Americana, Mammee, Mammee Apple, Mammee Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mammea
Literary usage of Mammea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Saintly Women by Agnes Baillie Cunninghame Dunbar (1905)
"St. Mamy or mammea, Feb. 11. Queen. M. 3rd century. Mother of the Emperor Alexander Severus, 222-235. Converted by Origen. Put to death by her son. (Mart. ..."
2. Woman and Her Master by Morgan (Sydney) (1840)
"mammea. THE empire, on the death of Caracalla, and under the sudden and transient usurpations of Macrinus, resembled some enormous and untrustworthy bark, ..."
3. Dictionary of Americanisms. by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"The Mammee-Apple is still larger and round, with one or more large and very rough seeds, and is the mammea Americana. Such is the confusion of these various ..."
4. The Undivine Comedy: And Other Poems by Zygmunt Krasiński, Julian Klaczko (1875)
"mammea. The sum of earthly wisdom, only hope Of life eternal, bliss beyond ... mammea. How long you have been silent! Darkest fears Filled my wrung soul; ..."
5. Fox's Book of Martyrs: The Acts and Monuments of the Church by John Foxe, John Cumming (1844)
"And as he wig not unlearned himself, through the diligent education of mammea his mother ; so he was a yreat fa- Tourer of men wise and learned. ..."