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Definitions of "Ackee"

1. Ackee (Noun)


Ackee is one of the most popular fruits in Jamaica. It is Jamaica’s national fruit and also Jamaica’s national dish combined with salt fish. Ackee is derived from the original name Ankye which comes from the Twi language of Ghana.

Example Sentences

(patois) mi nyam some ackee an salt fish
(english) I ate some ackee and salt fish

Related Words

Aile , Bag juice , ilaloo , Pear ,

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. Ackee Pictures

Ackee - Jamaica's national fruit