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Webster's Dictionary

Otaheite Apple

(1):

A West Indian name for a myrtaceous tree (Jambosa Malaccensis) which bears crimson berries.

(2):

The fruit of a Polynesian anacardiaceous tree (Spondias dulcis), also called vi-apple. It is rather larger than an apple, and the rind has a flavor of turpentine, but the flesh is said to taste like pineapples.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Otaheite Apple'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/o/otaheite-apple.html. 1828.

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