Definition of mammee in English:

mammee

(also mamee, mamey)

noun

  • 1A tropical American tree having large edible red fruit with sweet yellow flesh.

    • ‘Their gardens yielded arrow-root, beans, cassava, cucumbers, melons, maize, and yams; for fruit they cultivated the guava, mammee, papaw and star-apple.’
    • ‘The mammee apple is native to tropical areas of the Americas.’
  • 2A Central American tree having edible russet fruit with spicy red flesh.

Origin

Late 16th century: from Spanish mamei, from Taino.

Pronunciation:

mammee

/maˈmiː/