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akee

, ackee (ak′ē, ă-kē′) [Liberian]
The tropical tree Blighia sapida, of the soapberry family. Ingestion of its unripe fruit can cause severe hypoglycemia.
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Fruits like the akee and baobab are novelties for many people except in the savannah belt; in the localities where they grow they are eaten and relished.
Prior to his doctoral studies, Akee earned a master's degree in international and development economics at Yale University.
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