Jackfruit

Fresh ripe jackfruit. Fresh sweet jackfruit segment ready for eat. Cutting jackfruit. Fresh sweet Jackfruit segment ready for eat. Tropical fruit. Selective focus.

Artocarpus heterophyllus

Jackfruit (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Portuguese jaca (jackfruit), from Malayalam ചക്ക (cakka).

Noun

jackfruit (plural jackfruits or jackfruit)

  1. A tree, Artocarpus heterophyllus, of the Moraceae family, which produces edible fruit.
  2. The large fruit from this tree.

Synonyms

  • (fruit): jack (obsolete)
  • (tree): jackfruit tree

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