(in tropical America) any of various different fruits
another name for sapodilla
adjective 1. belonging to the Sapotaceae, the sapodilla family of plants. adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Sapotaceae, a family of leathery-leaved tropical plants: includes the gutta-percha and balata trees, sapodilla, and shea
noun 1. Also called marmalade tree. a tree, Pouteria sapota, of the sapodilla family, native to Mexico and Central America, having large leaves and sweet, edible fruit. 2. the fruit of this tree.
noun 1. the quality in a substance that affects the sense of taste; savor; flavor. noun 1. (rare) the quality in a substance that is perceived by the sense of taste; flavour
noun 1. a dyewood yielding a red color, produced by a small, East Indian tree, Caesalpinia sappan, of the legume family. 2. the tree itself. noun 1. a small leguminous tree, Caesalpinia sappan, of S Asia producing wood that yields a red dye 2. the wood of this tree