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Achras zapota

Definition of the noun achras zapota

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  1. large tropical American evergreen yielding chicle gum and edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Achras

Phrases with Achras zapota

Phrases starting with Achras zapota:

  1. Achras Zapota Major
  2. Achras Zapota Zapotilla

Phrase ending with Achras zapota:

  1. Species Achras Zapota

Other phrases containing Achras zapota:

  1. Variety Achras Zapota Major
  2. Variety Achras Zapota Zapotilla

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2012)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Achras zapota L.; Achras verrucosa Stokes; Achras zapota var. major ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Gilly; Achras zapota L.; Sapota achras Mill.; Manilkara achras (Mill.) Fosb.) ( Greek achras "a wild pear") English: naseberry, heart balata, sapodilla plum, beef apple Central America: sapodilla, nispero, chicle, chicozapote Mexico: chicozapote, ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (1994)

by G. Rehm

Achras zapota L. BR sapota e sapodilla.chicle f sapotier, sapotillier g Sapote, Sapodillbaum MAL ciku s zapote, níspero, zapotillo 1412 Maoutia puya ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Chiku Achras zapota L. (A sapota L.; Sapota achras Mill.; Manilkara Zapota (L) Van Royen). Family Sapotaceae, fruit grown in India, native of Mexico. Tree shallow rooted, slow growing, evergreen, flesh of ripe fruit honey brown, soft, mellow, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

zapota (or Achras zapota) which is native to S. America and is now widely cultivated. It yields the delicious, edible fruit known as zapote or, in the East, chiku. There are about 70 ...

Google previewDictionary of Daily Life of Indians of the Americas (1981)

sapodilla (Achras zapota), the guava (Psidium guajava), the hog plum (Spondias mombin), sapote (Calocarpum viride and other ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture (1994)

by Henry H. Saylor

zapo'ta (Achras zapota), the chicle tree of Central America, the wood of which is a deep, rich red or plum color with a hard, close texture; used where ...

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

zapota (Achras zapota) 70' Zone 10 Chewing Gum Tree An evergreen tree from Central America valued for its durable wood and a latex from which chewing gum is made. Stiff, glossy green leaves up to 16 in. long, ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art (2008)

by Gerald W. R. Ward

These include the carved wooden door supports of the Maya, which were made from sapotilla (Achras zapota or Manilkara zapota). In North America, on the other hand, there are huge totem poles mainly made from Western red cedar- wood ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

chicle Materials, a gummy exudate that is obtained from the bark of the evergreen tree Achras zapota; the main ingredient in chewing gum. Chicory Botany, a perennial herb, Cichorium intybus, of the order Cam- panales, cultivated for its ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

A tree, Achras zapota, that yić: 8, fruit the juice of which resembles marmalade. Also called mammee-sapota. m arm a la dy (mär"ma-lä-di), a. [Q marmalade -y1.] Like marinalade. [Rare.] The Frenchman, you see, has a soft marmalady heart.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

A tree, Achras zapota, that yields a fruit the juice of which resembles marmalade.

Google previewDictionary of Caribbean English Usage (2003)

by Richard Allsopp, Jeannette Allsopp

fruit about 3 ins long, with a sweet, yellowish- brown, succulent pulp around a few shiny, black seeds; it is borne on a tall, bushy tree with leathery leaves; the trunk yields the latex known as chicle gum; Achras zapota, or Manilkara z.

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