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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  akee 
  n  1:  widely  cultivated  in  tropical  and  subtropical  regions  for 
  its  fragrant  flowers  and  colorful  fruits;  introduced  in 
  Jamaica  by  Captain  Bligh  of  HMS  Bounty  [syn:  {akee  tree}, 
  {Blighia  sapida}] 
  2:  red  pear-shaped  tropical  fruit  with  poisonous  seeds;  flesh 
  is  poisonous  when  unripe  or  overripe  [syn:  {ackee}] 




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