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.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.