mammee apple

  1. globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh
  2. tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
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How To Use mammee apple In A Sentence

  • The long strip of mammee apple -- a regular sheet of it a hundred yards broad, and reaching from the middle of the island right down to the lagoon. The Blue Lagoon: a romance
  • Dick stole out of the hut when he had assured himself from her regular breathing that she was asleep, and, pushing the tendrils and the branches of the mammee apples aside, found the beach. The Blue Lagoon: a romance
  • Artus, once so pretty a picture with their diamond-chequered trunks, lay broken and ruined; and right through the belt of mammee apple, right through the bad lands, lay a broad road, as if an army, horse, foot, and artillery, had passed that way from lagoon edge to lagoon edge. The Blue Lagoon: a romance
  • Here, sheltered more completely than opposite the break in the reef, the artu came in places right down to the water's edge; the breadfruit trees cast the shadow of their great scalloped leaves upon the water; glades, thick with fern, wildernesses of the mammee apple, and bushes of the scarlet "wild cocoanut" all slipped by, as the dinghy, hugging the shore, crept up the lagoon. The Blue Lagoon: a romance
  • In Neverland, the Lost Boys and Peter Pan, “clad in skeleton leaves and the juices that ooze out of trees,” ate roasted breadfruits, mammee apples and calabashes of poe-poe. The Fruit Hunters
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