Meaning of “breadfruit” in the English Dictionary

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"breadfruit" in British English

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breadfruitnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbred.fruːt/ us /ˈbred.fruːt/ plural breadfruit

Examples from literature

  • Overhead three breadfruit trees interlaced their noble branches. 
  • So he went himself and climbed the breadfruit tree. 
  • There was plenty of breadfruit now that there were few people. 
  • To him, naturally, the first taste of breadfruit was pleasing. 
  • We were supplied with coconuts in great abundance but breadfruit was scarce. 

(Definition of “breadfruit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)