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Definition of "mamey" [mamey]

  • A West Indian tree (Mammea americana) having glossy leaves, white fragrant flowers, and large edible drupes. (noun)
  • The fruit of this tree, having firm juicy flesh and toxic seeds. Also called mammee apple. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mamey" in a sentence
  • "Pork and fruit go well together, and mamey is no exception."
  • "The recalled mamey pulp was sold in 14-ounce plastic packages in Alaska, Arizona, California,"
  • "The recalled mamey pulp was available at stores in Alaska, Arizona,"
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