Definition of sapodilla noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsæpəˈdɪlə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsæpəˈdɪlə//
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a large tropical American tree that produces a fruit that can be eaten and a substance used in chewing gum Word Originlate 17th cent.: from Spanish zapotillo, diminutive of zapote, from Nahuatl tzápotl.
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