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breadfruit:

see mulberrymulberry,
common name for the Moraceae, a family of deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs, often climbing, mostly of pantropical distribution, and characterized by milky sap. Several genera bear edible fruit, e.g.
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breadfruit

[′bred‚früt]
(botany)
Artocarpus altilis. An Indo-Malaysian tree, a species of the mulberry family (Moraceae). The tree produces a multiple fruit which is edible.

breadfruit

1. a moraceous tree, Artocarpus communis (or A. altilis), of the Pacific Islands, having large round edible starchy usually seedless, fruit
2. the fruit of this tree, which is eaten baked or roasted and has a texture like bread
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As she struggles to establish an organic "countercity" in harmony with the rhythms of nature, Marie-Sophie recalls the advice of her old father: "First, plant the providence of the breadfruit tree.
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From the entrance, drive past breadfruit trees and grassy fields fringed with coconut trees to the visitor center.
We are grateful to the Trees That Feed Foundation for their work during the last five years in making breadfruit trees available throughout Haiti.