The Caribbean Dictionary

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abiu
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Noun
Pouteria caimito, a tropical tree, and its fruit originally from South America. It will grow an average of 33 feet (10 m) high, and can grow as high as 116 feet (35 m) under good conditions. Its fruit’s shape varies from round to oval with a point. When ripe, it has smooth bright yellow skin and will have one to four ovate seeds. The inside of the fruit is translucent and white. It has a creamy and jelly-like texture and its taste is similar to the sapodilla
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food, fruit, plant
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suhuso Jan 27, 2016
Is that Caimette?
Erwin Jan 19, 2017
I thought it might be what we call a bwe as it becomes quite chewy much like chewing gum
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