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  1. mabolo(Noun)

    A kind of persimmon tree (Diospyros discolor) from the Philippine Islands, now introduced into the East and West Indies.

  2. mabolo(Noun)

    The edible fruit of this tree.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mabolo(noun)

    a kind of persimmon tree (Diospyros discolor) from the Philippine Islands, now introduced into the East and West Indies. It bears an edible fruit as large as a quince

Freebase

  1. Diospyros blancoi

    Kamagong, mabolo, butter fruit or velvet apple is a plant of the genus of ebony trees and persimmons, Diospyros. Its edible fruit has a skin covered in a fine, velvety fur which is usually reddish-brown, and soft, creamy, pink flesh, with a taste and aroma comparable to fruit cream cheese. It is native to the Philippines, where kamagong usually refers to the entire tree, and mabolo is applied to the fruit. It is also found in the Micronesian Islands of Palau, known as matib. Velvet apple trees rarely found in Sri Lanka too.

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