Sapotaceous



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

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