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breadfruit

noun [C] uk   /ˈbred.fruːt/ ( plural breadfruit) us  
a large, round tropical fruit that looks and feels like bread after it has been baked
Translations of “breadfruit”
in Chinese (Traditional) 麵包果(熱帶水果,烘烤後其形與味似麵包)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 面包果(热带水果,烘烤后其形与味似面包)…
(Definition of breadfruit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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