- an edible East Indian fruit somewhat like an orange, with a thick, reddish-brown rind and sweet, white, juicy, segmented pulp
- the tree (Garcinia mangostana) of the Saint-John's-wort family, on which it grows
See mangosteen in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A Malaysian evergreen tree (Garcinia mangostana) having thick leathery leaves and large edible berries.
- The berry of this tree, having a hard rind and five to seven seeds with a sweet juicy aril.
Origin: Malay manggista, mangustan
Origin: , variant of manggis
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