Definitions and translations for "ackee"

Definition of ackee

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Noun
1. Red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe.
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English - English - ackee

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n. evergreen tree native to tropical western Africa (grown in the Caribbean region, Florida and Hawaii); red fruit of the ackee tree shaped like a pear with poisonous seeds and which flesh is edible only when ripe (toxic when unripe or overripe)

English - German - ackee

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n. Akee (Frucht des Baumes Blighia sapida; ihre Samen enthalten die giftigen Aminosäuren Hypoglycin A und B) (botan.)

English - Italian - ackee

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s. m. - frutto dell'albero del pane

English - Portuguese - ackee

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s. planta sempre-verde tropical nativa da África oeste; fruta de cor vermelha desta planta que tem forma de pêra cujas sementes são venenosas e o pomo só é comestível quando ela está madura (tóxica quando verde)

English - Chinese - ackee

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(名) 阿开木; 阿开木果

English - Chinese - ackee

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(名) 阿開木; 阿開木果

English - Japanese - ackee

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(名) アキー
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