Man"go*steen (?), Man"go*stan (?), n. [Malay mangusta, mangis.] Bot.

A tree of the East Indies of the genus Garcinia (G. Mangostana). The tree grows to the height of eighteen feet, and bears fruit also called mangosteen, of the size of a small apple, the pulp of which is very delicious food.

 

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