Mangosteen meaning

mănggə-stēn
Frequency:
An evergreen tree (Garcinia mangostana) of Southeast Asia, having thick leathery leaves and large edible fruit.
noun
0
0
The fruit of this tree, having a hard purple rind containing several white juicy segments.
noun
0
0
An edible East Indian fruit somewhat like an orange, with a thick, reddish-brown rind and sweet, white, juicy, segmented pulp.
noun
0
0
The tree (Garcinia mangostana) of the St. Johnswort family, on which it grows.
noun
0
0
A tropical fruit of the tree Garcinia mangostana.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of mangosteen

  • Malay manggista, mangustan variant of manggis

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

  • Malay mangustan, variant of manggis.

    From Wiktionary