Meaning of purple mombin

pur'ple mom•bin'

Pronunciation: (mōm-bēn'), [key]
  1. a tree, Spondias purpurea, of tropical America, having clusters of purple or greenish flowers and yellow or dark red fruit that is edible either raw or cooked. Also called
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