Definition of mammee in English:

mammee

(also mamey, mamee)

Pronunciation: /mäˈmā//-ˈmē/

noun

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

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

mammee

/mäˈmā//-ˈmē/