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noun - red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds
noun - a tropical tree
ACKEE - The ackee, also known as achee, ackee apple or ayee (Blighia sapida) is a fruit, which is the member of the Sapindaceae (soapberry family), as are th...
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|A cook's beginning to keep almost all fruit|
|West African fruit|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|Variant of akee.|
|red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe|
|A tropical West African tree which is cultivated for its fruit and has been introduced into the Caribbean and elsewhere.|
The ackee, also known as achee, ackee apple or ayee (Blighia sapida) is a fruit, which is the member of the Sapindaceae (soapberry family), as are the lychee and the longan. It is native to tropical West Africa in Cameroon, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. In Yorùbá it is known as íin. |
* The scientific name honours Captain William Bligh who took the fruit from Jamaica to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, England in 1793 and introduced it to science. The English common name is derived from the West African Akan akye fufo.The fruit was imported to Jamaica from West Africa before 1778. Since then it has become a major feature of various Caribbean cuisines, and is also cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas elsewhere around the world.