belonging to the Sapotaceae, the sapodilla family of plants.
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
noun 1. the juice or vital circulating fluid of a plant, especially of a woody plant. 2. any vital body fluid. 3. energy; vitality. 4. sapwood. 5. Slang. a fool; dupe. 6. Metallurgy. soft metal at the core of a bar of blister steel. verb (used with object), sapped, sapping. 7. to drain the sap […]