The Caribbean Dictionary

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Noun
Fruit of the Bactris gasipaes which is a species of palm native to the tropical forests of South and Central America. The fruit is a drupe with edible pulp surrounding the single seed, 4–6 cm long and 3–5 cm broad. The rind (epicarp) of the fruit can be red, yellow, or orange when the fruit is ripe, depending on the variety of the palm.
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ROHAN Oct 25, 2015
Saw a fruit on a palm tree looking exactly ,picked it but was uncertain if it was edible
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