The Caribbean Dictionary

star apple
2 definitions
A round fruit about the size of a tennis ball. It has a glossy leathery skin that is either green, purple, or some combination of the two colours. Inside is a purple and white milky flesh that exhibits a distinct star pattern. The fruit is sweet and eaten raw
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Carambola; A fruit with a star shaped cross section. As it ripens it turns from green to yellow. The fruit has a tart taste and is a good source of vitamin C.
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Timehri dread May 30, 2014
That is Five Finger ... Not Star apple.
Skip Sep 23, 2014
Five finger or Star Fruit... not apple
Ann Mar 11, 2015
Jamaicans call this Star Apple
Ann Mar 11, 2015
Jamaicans call this Star Apple
Ann Mar 11, 2015
Jamaicans call this Star Apple
Antonio Apr 19, 2015
Yes the round purple/green fruit we call Star Apple and the yellow fruit shown below we call Star Fruit which is not as popular as the Star Apple
blessing Kerisha Apr 19, 2015
Don't u have anything good to say about my number one fruit.
Sarah Aug 26, 2015
The one that actually looks like a star in Guyana it is called Five Finger and the round one is called a Star Apple in Guyana.
Deiah Mar 16, 2016
Since I am from America, my parents are Guyanese from linden . they told me about this fruit it round, sweet, Juicy . I want to try this when I go to Guyana next time . I heard this fruit is called star apple and the another one is Five finger . It is a funny name to me, I am only 15 love learning about different fruit that came from Guyana.
Bobzy Oct 31, 2016
How does star fruit taste!! Cause I can't remember having
Charlene Jul 11, 2017
Five finger
Philippines Apr 10, 2018
In the Philippines it is Called Caimito
Zen Dec 31, 2018
The first one is Caimet or star apple. The second one is five finger or star fruit.
Rodwell Fordyce Aug 26, 2019
In Guyana the star fruit is five finger an the other one is star apple but we put the two words together an pronouns it as starapple
Gt gal Feb 01, 2020
"Five fingah" or "Five finger" we call it in Guyana and I ain't calling it no other name rass 😎
Micheal Apr 09, 2020
The star one in some places in jamaican its called jumbilin and round one is called star apple