Akee meaning

ăk'ē, ə-kē'
A tropical western African evergreen tree (Blighia sapida) having leathery red-and-yellow fruits. It is naturalized and cultivated in the tropics and in Florida.
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The edible, fleshy, ripe aril of this tree, especially popular as a food in Jamaica. The seeds and unripe arils are poisonous.
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A tropical evergreen tree, Blighia sapida, related to the lychee and longan.
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The fruit of the tree, of which only the arils are edible, the remainder being poisonous.
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Origin of akee

  • Possibly Kru akee or Akan (Twi) aŋkyẽ wild cashew
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition