sapota

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English[edit]

Sapota (Manilkara Zapota) leaves and fruit
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Etymology[edit]

Latinization of Nahuatl tzapocuahuitl (Manilkara zapota, sapodilla)

Noun[edit]

sapota (plural sapotas)

  1. The tropical fruit from the sapodilla tree, Manilkara zapota. The fruit is 4–8 cm in diameter, has a fuzzy brown skin with very sweet earthy-brown flesh.
  2. Sapote, the similar fruit of various other tropical and semi-tropical trees, such as Pouteria sapota.

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