mangosteen

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Synonyms for mangosteen

East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit

two- to three-inch tropical fruit with juicy flesh suggestive of both peaches and pineapples

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The champagne tasted like opening a wooden crate of apples with characters of light wood cambium and mangosteen made from all black grapes (Blanc de Noirs).
Its report read: "There were concerns that the mangosteen extracts could have got into contact with the batteries and produced hazardous fumes or in a worst-case scenario caused a short circuit and/or fire."
A man was believed to have fainted before he died on a mangosteen tree at Jalan Besar Kampung Jawa, in Trong here this morning.
Soconusco produce are a Mexican company who distribute mangosteens in the United States from their Texas warehouse.
I approached the guest at the table where he was sitting with his family and told them all about this Asian fruit, which is called a mangosteen.
This tree, also called "Manggis" in Indonesian, "Mangosteen" in English, "Manggoustan" in French, is known to bear the queen of tropical fruits.
Low in calories and high in fibre (100 grams about 13% of the recommended daily requirement), mangosteens have lots of essential nutrients, but no saturated fats or cholesterol.
Anyone who has ever had the privilege of tasting the elusive mangosteen would understand why it is often called the most delicious fruit in the world.
Kneeland told Progressive Grocer that he had been "hounding his suppliers" to procure him the fruit since the arrival of mangosteens from Puerto Rico in 2006 created a great deal of buzz in the United States.
Los Angeles-based Melissa's/World Variety Produce is introducing another exotic fruit to American shores--the mangosteen. Native to Southeast Asia, mangosteens were not allowed to be imported into the U.S.
Mangosteens contain xanthones, which are antioxidants "that may help maintain intestinal health, strengthen the immune system, neutralize free radicals, help support cartilage and joint function, and promote a healthy seasonal respiratory system," according to XanGo.
Rambutans, mangosteens, and mangoes ripen at one of many beach vendors' stalls.
Thailand wants to ship greater volumes of tropical fruits such as mangoes and mangosteens that Japanese farmers do not cultivate, Supachai, who is also minister of commerce, told a press conference.
Fresh rambutans and mangosteens from Asia are not allowed in this country; if grown in Mexico, they can be imported.
*Do you know that mangosteens generally do not have a long shelf life.