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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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Akee is an evergreen, polymagous tree of about 7-25 m high.
Randall Akee, University of California, Los Angeles, and NBER, and Maggie Jones and Sonya Porter, Bureau of the Census, "Adding Insult to Injury: Racial Disparity in an Era of Increasing Income Inequality"
Others have also documented this positive selection (Feliciano 2001; Akee 2010).
STARTER: Akee fruit and saltfish with cornmeal journey cakes to remind me of my cultural background and much-missed mum
My wife, Clare, and the kids (Jimmy, 16 and Madeline, 13) will be having akee, rice and peas, cornmeal muffins and rum punch.
Randall Akee, University of California, Los Angeles, and Emilia Sitneonova, Johns Hopkins University and NBER, "How Does Household Income Affect Child Personality Traits and Behaviors?
Birmingham 'Del-Boy' Akee Musajee tries his luck at the buy-back shop.