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Artocarpus incisa
Breadfruit 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.
Artocarpus integrifolia
Jack Jack (j[a^]k), n. [Pg. jaca, Malayalam, tsjaka.] (Bot.) A large tree, the Artocarpus integrifolia, common in the East Indies, closely allied to the breadfruit, from which it differs in having its leaves entire. The fruit is of great size, weighing from thirty to forty pounds, and through its soft fibrous matter are scattered the seeds, which are roasted and eaten. The wood is of a yellow color, fine grain, and rather heavy, and is much used in cabinetwork. It is also used for dyeing a brilliant yellow. [Written also jak.]
Artocarpus integrifolia
Jackwood Jack"wood`, n. Wood of the jack (Artocarpus integrifolia), used in cabinetwork.

Meaning of Artocarpus from wikipedia

- The jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), also known as jack tree, is a species of tree in the fig, mulberry, and breadfruit family (Moraceae). Its origin...
- The sti****ted leaves vary from small and entire (Artocarpus integer) to large and lobed (Artocarpus altilis), with the cordate leaves of the species A...
- Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) is a species of flowering tree in the mulberry and jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) family (Moraceae) believed to be...
- cempedak, and breadfruit trees which all belong to the same genus, Artocarpus. Artocarpus odoratissimus is an evergreen tree growing to 25 metres (82 ft)...
- mammals. Artocarpus camansi can be distinguished from the closely related Artocarpus altilis by having spinier fruits with numerous seeds. Artocarpus mariannensis...
- Artocarpus integer, commonly known as chempedak or cempedak, is a species of tree in the family Moraceae in the same genus as breadfruit and jackfruit...
- Barharwa: A town in India named after the Hindi word for Artocarpus lacucha (Barhar) "Artocarpus lacucha". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)...
- 1789 [19 Oct 1789] "Plant Name Details for Artocarpus hirsutus". IPNI. Retrieved January 27, 2010. "Artocarpus hirsutus". Germplasm Resources Information...
- "Name - Artocarpus blancoi Merr". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved May 18, 2010. "Antipolo / Artocarpus blancoi/...
- Artocarpus anisophyllus, the entawak or mentawa, is a round, 3–4-inch, brown yellow fruit. The entawak's flesh is orange-red and may taste like a pumpkin...