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icacos (fruit tree)

icacos is a plural form of icaco

icaco (fruit tree)

Definition:

a small tropical American tree bearing edible plum-like fruit

Class:

plant noun (plants and fungi)

Plural:

icacos

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

cocoa plum

Synonyms:

Chrysobalanus icaco [species] | coco plum | coco plum tree | cocoa plum | C. icaco [abbreviation, species]

All senses of icacos...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Chrysobalanus icaco [species] | cocoplum | Paradise Plum | icaco

found near sea beaches and inland throughout the tropical Americas and the Caribbean, including Cuba, southern Florida, and the Bahamas. The inland subspecies is Chrysobalanus icaco pellocarpus. Chrysobalanus icaco is a shrub 1-3 metres, or bushy tree... (37 of 365 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Chrysobalanus icaco

American Heritage Dictionary:

coco plum | Chrysobalanus icaco [species]

An evergreen shrub or small tree "(Chrysobalanus icaco") native to the American and African tropics, having plumlike fruit used to make jellies and ... (23 of 38 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/coco-plum

Britannica Encyclopedia:

coco plum [plant] | Icaco [synonym]

evergreen tree, in the family Chrysobalanaceae, native to tropical America and Africa. The tree, up to 9 m tall, has roundish shiny green leaves and ... (25 of 73 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/123744​/coco-plum

New World Dictionary:

fruit tree

a tree that bears edible fruit (6 of 8 words, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/fruit-tree

Collins Dictionary:

fruit tree

any tree that bears edible fruit (6 of 412 words, 7 usage examples)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/fruit-tree

Oxford Dictionary:

fruit tree

a tree grown for its edible fruit (7 of 32 words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/fruit-tree

Wiktionary:

fruit tree | fruit trees [plural]

A tree that bears a crop of edible fruit on a regular basis. (13 of 14 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/fruit tree

Random House Dictionary:

fruit tree

a tree bearing edible fruit. (5 of 7 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/fruit-tree

Encarta Dictionary:

coco plum | coco plums [plural] | Chrysobalanus icaco [species]

a tropical tree, cultivated for its edible fruit that is usually eaten preserved and, in West Africa, for an oil obtained from its seeds. Native to: ... (26 of 49 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861598302​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

icaco

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "icaco"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "icaco"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/icaco

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