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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bread·fruit /ˈbrɛdˌfrut/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bread·fruit n. Bot.
 1. The fruit of a tree (Artocarpus incisa)  found in the islands of the Pacific, esp. the South Sea islands. It is of a roundish form, from four to six or seven inches in diameter, and, when baked, somewhat resembles bread, and is eaten as food, whence the name.
 2. Bot. The tree itself, which is one of considerable size, with large, lobed leaves. Cloth is made from the bark, and the timber is used for many purposes. Called also breadfruit tree and bread tree.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 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; the
         roasted seeds resemble chestnuts