The Caribbean Dictionary

1 definition
A small round berry about 3/4 inches in diameter. The fruit is green and turns yellow as it ripens. Ripe fruit may occasionally develop a rust brown colour and a cracked texture. The unripe fruit is firm and slightly acidic, and grows softer and mushier when it ripens. The berries have a single hard seed.
food, plant
lizzy0456 Jun 20, 2010
Another name for it is Aprin, this is the wayy they call it back in Vieques , Pr also in the Virgin Islands
Deborah Jun 17, 2013
TY Lizzy..I have been lookin for this a while now Deb
CJL Nov 30, 2013
Dungs in Trinidad and Tobago...when they get really ripe they tend to be slimy and those are called "snatty nose"
Hands Jul 05, 2014
Dey cum forum a tahl tahl tree, right?
jason Sep 19, 2014
ITs pronounce downs.
That guy just Jan 08, 2015
Dunks Doung (Aprin, Chinese Jujube, Coolie Plum, Crabapple, Dindoulier, Dunk(s), Gingeolier, Indian Jujube, Liane Croc Chien, Mangustine, Perita Haitiana, Petit Pomme, Pomme Malcadi, Pomme Surette, Yuyubi), Its commonly known in Trinidad as dunks, but these are the other names.
pomme serret Aug 20, 2015
That's what I grew up hearing it being called. Not sure of the spelling
Terry Dec 04, 2016
I live in Florida I have this tree
Ann Mar 15, 2017
What are the health benefits
Ali Apr 05, 2018
How does this plant grow?
Lee Oct 20, 2018
How to grow this plant? Does it grow from seed?