(also mamee, mamey)
1 (also mammee apple) A tropical American tree having large edible red fruit with red rind and sweet yellow flesh.
- Mammea americana, family Guttiferae.
- Their gardens yielded arrow-root, beans, cassava, cucumbers, melons, maize, and yams; for fruit they cultivated the guava, mammee, papaw and star-apple.
- The mammee apple is native to tropical areas of the Americas.
Late 16th century: from Spanish mamei, from Taino.
Words that rhyme with mammeechamois, clammy, gammy, Grammy, hammy, jammy, mammae, Miami, ramie, rammy, Sammy, shammy, whammy
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