man·go·steen / ˈmanggəˌstēn/ • n. 1. a tropical fruit with sweet juicy white segments of flesh inside a thick rind. 2. the slow-growing Malaysian tree (Garcinia mangostana, family Guttiferae) that bears this fruit.
mangosteen A fruit of Indian origin, Garcinea mangostana, the size of an orange with thick purple rind and sweet white pulp in segments. A 100‐g portion supplies 75 kcal (320 kJ); little vitamin C.
mangosteen fruit of the E. Indian tree Garcinia mangostana. XVI. — Malay manggustan (now manggis).
mangosteen See GARCINIA.
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