What is another word for mamoncillo?
10 synonyms found
[ mˌamənsˈɪlə͡ʊ], [ mˌamənsˈɪləʊ], [ m_ˌa_m_ə_n_s_ˈɪ_l_əʊ]
Mamoncillo is a tropical fruit that is commonly found in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. Its scientific name is Melicoccus bijugatus and it is also known by different names in different countries. In Puerto Rico, it is known as quenepa, while in the Dominican Republic it is referred to as limoncillo. In other parts of the Caribbean, it is called skinip. In Colombia, it is called guaya, and in Panama, it is known as mamÃ³n. Regardless of its name, mamoncillo has a tangy and sweet taste that is enjoyed by many across the region. Its round, green fruit is often served as a snack and can be eaten fresh, or used to make jams and juices.