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mangostan
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<botany> A tree of the East Indies of the genus Garcinia (G. Mangostana). The tree grows to the height of eighteen feet, and bears fruit also called mangosteen, of the size of a small apple, the pulp of which is very delicious food.

Origin: Malay mangusta, mangis.

(01 Mar 1998)

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