Definition of Mamoncillo

1. Noun. Tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp.




Definition of Mamoncillo

1. Noun. A tree, scientific name ''Melicoccus bijugatus'', of the ''Sapindaceae'' family, native to Central and South America. ¹

2. Noun. The fruit from the longan tree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mamoncillo

mammothrepts
mammoths
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mammotroph
mammotrophic
mammotrophin
mammotrophs
mammotropic factor
mammotropic hormone
mammy
mammy market
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mamograms
mamoncillo (current term)
mamoncillos
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mamoties
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mampalon
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mamparas
mampoer
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mamselle
mamselles
mamsie
mamsies

Literary usage of Mamoncillo

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1. The History of Cuba by Willis Fletcher Johnson (1920)
"The mamoncillo is another beautiful forest tree indigenous to Cuba, that spreads out like a giant live-oak or mammoth apple tree. ..."

2. Manual of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Excluding the Banana, Coconut by Wilson Popenoe (1920)
"Propagation is usually by seed, but vegetative means should prove successful. No horticultural varieties have been established. THE mamoncillo ..."

3. In Darkest Cuba: Two Months' Service Under Gomez Along the Trocha from the by Narciso Gener Gonzales (1922)
"... A huge pot hung by a hook from a horizontal limb of the spreading mamoncillo tree and a fire blazed beneath. It was appetizing even to look at it. ..."

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