Sinonimi: breadfruit tree | Artocarpus communis | Artocarpus altilis
1. Native to Pacific Islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread; SYN. breadfruit tree, Artocarpus communis, Artocarpus altilis.
2. Round seedless or seeded fruit with a bread-like texture; eaten boiled or baked or roasted or ground into flour; roasted seeds resemble chestnuts; of Pacific Islands.
Fruit of the tropical trees Artocarpus communis and A. altilis of the mulberry family Moraceae. It is highly nutritious and when baked is said to taste like bread. It is native to many South Pacific islands.