Etymology: From Nahuatl tzapocuahuitl.
- Manilkara zapota is a long-lived, evergreen tree native to the New World tropics. It is also known as Chickoo (also spelled "Chiku") in South Asia.
- The fruit from the sapodilla tree. The fruit is 4-8 cm in diameter, has a fuzzy brown skin with earthy brown flesh.
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