Blighia (J)

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • Akee — (Frucht) Systematik Eurosiden II Ordnung: Seifenbaumartige (Sapindales) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • akee — n. a tree ({Blighia sapida}) widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits; introduced in Jamaica by Captain Bligh of the HMS Bounty. Syn: akee tree. [WordNet 1.5] 2. red pear shaped tropical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • akee — or ack·ee ak .ē, a kē n the fruit of a tree (Blighia sapida of the family Sapindaceae) native to tropical West Africa but grown in the Caribbean area, Florida, and Hawaii for its white or yellowish fleshy aril which is edible when ripe but is… …   Medical dictionary

  • akee — [ak′ē, a kē′] n. alt. sp. of ACKEE …   English World dictionary

  • Akee — Blighia sapida Aki …   Wikipédia en Français

  • akee — kriaušinė bligija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sapindinių šeimos vaisinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Blighia sapida), paplitęs Afrikoje. Naudojamas gėrimams gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Blighia sapida; Cupania sapida angl. ackee; akee;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • akee — /euh kee /, n. a tropical tree, Blighia sapida, of the soapberry family, cultivated for the edible aril of its seeds. Also, ackee. [1785 95; allegedly < Kru] * * * ▪ plant also spelled  ackee   (Blighia sapida), tree of the soapberry family… …   Universalium

  • akee — var. of ACKEE. * * * akee var. ackee …   Useful english dictionary

  • akee — variant of ackee …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • akee — noun a) A tropical evergreen tree (Blighia sapida) related to the lychee and longan. b) The fruit of the ackee, of which only the arils are edible, the remainder being poisonous …   Wiktionary

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