- an East Indian tree (Artocarpus integrifolia) of the mulberry family, like the breadfruit
- its large, heavy fruit, containing edible seeds
- its yellow, fine-grained wood
jack- + fruit
See jackfruit in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A tropical Asian tree (Artocarpus heterophyllus) having large edible fruits, unisexual flowers, and fine-grained durable wood.
- The fruit of this tree.
Origin: Portuguese jaca (from Malayalam cakkai)
Origin: + fruit