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  • noun A fruit, the canistel.
  • noun Another fruit, the lucmo

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  • noun ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies


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egg +‎ fruit


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  • The next morning, I found a yellow canistel in the CSA farm box; the fruit splits when ripe and tastes like an egg (it's also called eggfruit) - and was hidden beneath lettuces, tomatoes, and zucchini.

    Frugal In Virginia 2009

  • Leaning against an outcrop of rock, I reached into the pouch pocket of my tunic and found the eggfruit I?

    Catspaw Vinge, Joan D. 1988

  • Vegetables like cucumber, eggfruit and capsicum, which were not grown in this region before, are now a common sight in the marketplaces of the mountainous region. News Feed 2009


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