1A tropical fruit with sweet juicy white segments of flesh inside a thick reddish-brown rind.
- The Thai fruits which are most popular include durians, mangosteens, rambutans, and longans.
- The flavour of the usual mangosteen would be overwhelmed by this treatment.
- All that money I save by not buying mangosteens will go to my travel fund.
Late 16th century: from Malay manggustan, dialect variant of manggis.
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