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Definition of the noun ackee
What does ackee mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: ackees
- red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe
- lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
- synonym of ackee: akee
- more generic term: edible fruit = edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
- part of: akee / akee tree / Blighia sapida = widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits
Alternative definition of the noun ackee
- Variant form of akee.
Who is Ackee?
Ackee a.k.a. アッキー is a musician, composer.
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ackee
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by John DeMers
Ackee is an ornamental tree from West Africa that bears a bright red fruit. When ripe it bursts open to reveal three large black seeds and a bright yellow flesh that is popular as a breakfast food throughout Jamaica. Ackee is poisonous if eaten ...
Journal of Taste (1904)
The ackee is a very picturesque fruit. It has a brilliant scarlet rind, a white pulpy interior, and jet black pips. W'hen ripe, it splits open on the ...
We Will Carry on (2009)
by Judy & Trena Rogers
Our first night there, they served us ackee and boiled green bananas. Ackee is a fruit that ...
by Joanne Martin
An ackee is a Jamaican vegetable, and a quatty is a coin worth about a penny.慨 cm The syncopated calypso rhythm is easier to feel than to read. It may be helpful to sing the melody or to play groups of eighth notes, accenting the fourth and ...
by Sally Miller
An ackee is a red pear-shaped fruit that ripens on its tree and bursts open to reveal 3 large jet-black seeds that are surrounded by a cream<oloured aril. It is this aril which is then harvested and cooked. Delicious even when only dashed with a ...
Caribbean Vegan (2010)
Meat-Free, Egg-Free, Dairy-Free Authentic Island Cuisine for Every Occasion by Taymer Mason
Ackee Scramble SERVES 6 This recipe will have you talking about Jamaican ackee for a long time. Ackee is a fruit related to the Iychee and Iongan.
Higglers in Kingston (2011)
Women's Informal Work in Jamaica by Winnifred Brown-Glaude
The ackee is the national fruit of Jamaica and is a main ingredient in Jamaica's national dish—ackee and saltfish. Callaloo is similar to spinach. 19. For instance, the newspapers often portrayed the market women at the Papine Market as ...
Food Around the World (1986)
by Jenny Ridgwell, Judy Ridgway
Ackee is a fruit which is eaten as a vegetable and is specially popular in Jamaica. When ripe, the red fruits burst open, showing three black seeds on top of yellow fleshy 'fingers'. This flesh can be eaten fried or boiled for about 15 minutes.
by Joe Pollack, Ann Lemons Pollack
Ackee is a seasonal dish, from a tree named for Captain Bligh of Mutiny on the Bounty. It's cooked until tender and then sauteed with onions, tomato, celery, seasonings and the shredded, salted cod. The slightly odd taste of the fish may put ...
Solo Viola by Joanne Martin
An ackee is a Jamaican vegetable, and a quatty is a coin ...
Food Safety (2003)
Contaminants and Toxins by J. P. Felix D'Mello
Ackee is a native of west Africa; in the 18th century, the plant was imported into the West Indies, including Jamaica, ...
A Cultural Encyclopedia of Weird and Exotic Food from around the World by Jonathan Deutsch, Natalya Murakhver
Ackee, sometimes spelled akee, is a bright red tropical fruit. It has three main parts, the exterior pod, and the seeds and the arils (seed coverings) on the inside . During its eight-week maturation process, the ackee pod changes from green to ...
Encyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)
by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart
Description Ackee isa fruitbearing treedistributed throughout Africa, the Caribbean,and tropicalareas. Uses When ripe, the fruit isedibleand a normal dietary constituent in some cultures. Exposure Routes and Pathways Ingestion of ...
The Diner's Dictionary (2012)
Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto
ackee Ackee, or akee, is the...
The name ackee comes from Kru, a group of West African languages. açorda A frugal bread-based Portuguese dish, somewhere between a ...
Encyclopedia of Food Safety (2013)
Occurrence Saponins are mostly associated with the plant ackee (Blighia sapida) , the fruits of which are a popular food item in Jamaica. Blighia sapida is a tall tree found originally in Africa and introduced into the West Indies at the end of the ...
by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger
ACKEE. The fruit of a tree (Blighia satida) which grows in the West Indies and South America. People who eat the unripe or bruised fruit may suffer severe low blood sugar which Is accompanied by extreme nausea, convulsions, or even death.
by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger
ACKEE. The fruit of a tree (Blighia satida) which grows in the West Indies and South America. People who eat the unripe or bruised fruit may suffer severe low blood sugar which is accompanied by extreme nausea, convulsions, or even death.
by International Food Information Service
Ackee Common name for Blighia sapida, also known ...
by Kevin S. Harris
Ackee Fruit Blighia sapida (The main ingredient of Jamaica's national dish, Ackee and Saltfish) Blue Mahoe Hibiscus elatus Lignum Vitae ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
ackee. See Blighia sapida. ackee poisoning (Jamaican vomiting sickness). an acute and often fatal ...
by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa
Other crops, more prevalent in Central and South America, include kola nuts, ackee, pigeon peas, and African yams. The two main varieties of yams grown in Africa are Dioscorea rotundata and D. cayenensis. These varieties are widely grown ...
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- Morning Ackee
Taken At S.T. Elizabeth Technical High School, S.T. Elizabeth Jamaica
Photo credit: Golden_Ribbon
- Ackee Tree (Melicoccus bijugatus)
An interesting fruit tree, particularly because the unripened fruit is toxic.
Photo credit: Justin Otto
- Ackee fruit
Ackee tastes exactly like scrambled eggs
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- Poisonous ackee fruit
If not prepared correctly, these are apparently poisonous.
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Learning shanghai Dialect Kids Video 002 Egg and Ackee )
Scrabble value of A1C3K5E1E1
The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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