Canistel meaning

kănĭ-stĕl
An evergreen tree (Pouteria campechiana) native to Mexico and Central America, having a sweet fruit with the texture of a hard-boiled egg.
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The fruit of this tree.
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A tropical tree, Pouteria campechiana, from Central America and the Caribbean, that bears a sweet oval fruit.
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The fruit of this tree, having a musky odour.
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Origin of canistel

  • American Spanish from dialectal variant of Spanish canastillo small basket from Latin canistellum diminutive of canistrum basket canister

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition