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native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread

a large round seedless or seeded fruit with a texture like bread

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Like the traditional village society with its exchange economy, the breadfruit trees were no longer there to provide sustenance and support for the culturally traumatized residents of the village.
In her book, Under the Breadfruit Tree (1998), Monica Gunning's selection titled "Aunt Mae's Breadfruit Trees" reveals that in her Jamaican community "no one goes hungry because of the abundance of Aunt Mae's breadfruits (the poor man's bread) and Aunt Mae's wide open hands" (p.
A procession of trucks weaves along the shoreline at 15 mph, cutting around jagged mountains and dense forests of banana and breadfruit trees.
There would be no ice at the poles and tropical breadfruit trees would grow on the coast of Greenland.
Walk in the deep shade of the world's largest collection of breadfruit trees (above) to Pi'ilanihale Heiau, an ancient stone temple five stories high.
It means we can't see much on the one-hour journey to the luxury Windjammer Landings Resort, where white-washed villas stretch up lush hillsides, dotted with banana palms and breadfruit trees.
When food was required for West Indian slaves, breadfruit trees were brought directly from Polynesia; when the mariners on board the ship mutinied, they were deposited on Pitcairn Island.
In peak season breadfruit trees bear in astonishing abundance, providing surpluses that can be fermented in pits (a process known as ensilage) and preserved for later use.
Lucia, where I had been dazzled by the tropical abundance--millions upon millions of mangoes hanging from the heavens, magnificent breadfruit trees, banana plants stretching to infinity, almond trees growing wild on the beach.
After the old workers gather around a bowl of punch made with "our rum," he says, "then we climb Morne-Calvaire to look down on the expanse of our Gros-Morne: to see it spread toward Fonds-Saint-Denis, Marigot, Sainte-Marie; see it extend in an abundance of breadfruit trees and litchis toward La Trinite and Le Robert; see it fall toward Lamentin and Saint-Joseph in purple swathes of sugarcane, mango trees, and well-raked lawns.
The big iron gate with the hacienda's name emerged through the breadfruit trees.
Tapa is usually made from the bark of mulberry or breadfruit trees, which is soaked and repeatedly beaten out and folded until it creates a uniform sheet.
St Vincent, rich with breadfruit trees and arrowroot (used to make paper and to thicken sauces) is the largest of the more than 30 islands which make up the nation of St Vincent and the Grenadines covering roughly 150 sq miles.