Definitions for jackfruitˈdʒækˌfrut
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a large, tropical tree, Artocarpus heterophyllus, of the mulberry family, with glossy leaves.
the knobby, yellow, edible fruit of this plant, reaching the size of a watermelon.
Origin of jackfruit:
jackfruit, jackfruit tree, Artocarpus heterophyllus(noun)
East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds
jackfruit, jak, jack(noun)
immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted
A tree, scientific name Artocarpus heterophyllus, of the Moraceae family, which produces edible fruit.
The large fruit from this tree.
Origin: From jaca, from ചക്ക.