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  • noun Plural form of mangostan.


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  • As we continued on our course, the landscape -- a level plain, that stretched away for miles till it met the horizon -- was covered with camels grazing upon tamarisk-bushes, which, with a few mangostans, an occasional specimen of acanthus, and a coarse and scanty herbage, were the only specimens of the vegetable kingdom that met our gaze.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 423 Volume 17, New Series, February 7, 1852 Various 1841


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