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langsat (plural langsats)
- A small, whitish-brown fruit of Southeast Asia, from the tree Lansium domesticum, with fleshy pulp and subacid taste.
- 2008 June 1, Mary Roach, “Beyond Harry & David”, in New York Times:
- He describes one variety of the stinking durian fruit as tasting like “undercooked peanut butter-mint omelets in body-odor sauce”; langsats are “tangy-sweet detonations of citric perfection”; biting into a monkey tamarind is “like eating cloud.”
- 2015, Labodalih Sembiring, translating Eka Kurniawan, Man Tiger, Verso 2015, p. 39:
- He always had a good time, and always would come home with a bunch of bananas or a basket of langsat and durian fruit, which would definitely make Mamek happy, as well as his mother and father.
langsat m (uncountable)
- “langsat” in Online Great Dictionary of the Indonesian Language [Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia Daring], Jakarta: Language Development and Fostering Agency — Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of the Republic Indonesia, 2016.
- Indonesian: langsat
- → Dutch: langsat
- → English: langsat
- → Japanese: ランサ (ransa)
- → Khmer: លាំងសាត (lĕəngsaat)
- → Korean: 랑삿 (rangsat)
- → Min Nan: 蘭撒／兰撒 (lân-sat)
- → Russian: лангсат (langsat)
- → Thai: ลางสาด (laang-sàat)
- → Tok Pisin: lansang