Meaning of breadfruit

bread•fruit

Pronunciation: (bred'frt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a large, round, starchy fruit borne by a tree, Artocarpus altilis, of the mulberry family, native to the Pacific islands, used, baked or roasted, for food.
  2. the tree bearing this fruit.
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