Chico fruit

fruit of the Manilkara zapota

Sapodilla (/ˌsæpəˈdɪlə/), which is also called chico (/ˈtʃikəʊ/) in the Philippines, is a large evergreen tree that is native to the tropical areas of North and South America, and Southeast Asia.[1] It produces a fruit that can be eaten. Chicle, which is produced from the bark, is a substance used in chewing gum. [2] and chico is rich in iron, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus.

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ReferenceEdit

  1. "sapodilla noun - Definition, pictures, pronunciation and usage notes | Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary at OxfordLearnersDictionaries.com". www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com. Retrieved 2018-01-29.
  2. "sapodilla noun - Definition, pictures, pronunciation and usage notes | Oxford Advanced American Dictionary at OxfordLearnersDictionaries.com". www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com. Retrieved 2018-01-29.