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English translation: African pear, Bush butter

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21:01 Jul 1, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: saphoutier
A fruit tree existing in at least one location in the Congo: "...et on y trouve quelques arbres fruitiers (avocatiers, manguiers, saphoutiers, citronniers, etc.)."
Ronda Cunningham
United States
Local time: 17:04
English translation:African pear, Bush butter
Explanation:
Hi,
go to URL below for Latin name, Dacryodes edulis, seems to be known as African pear or Bush butter.
Hope this is helpful.
Ali Moir
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Alison Moir
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:04
Grading comment
Thanks so much. That web site uses "African plum" in the English version, but you seem to have some personal knowledge on the subject. Are "African pear" and "Bush butter" more common than "plum" as common names for that fruit?
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African pear, Bush butter


Explanation:
Hi,
go to URL below for Latin name, Dacryodes edulis, seems to be known as African pear or Bush butter.
Hope this is helpful.
Ali Moir


    Reference: http://www.refer.fr/camer_ct/rec/recco/asanet/seminar.htm
Alison Moir
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:04
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 4
Grading comment
Thanks so much. That web site uses "African plum" in the English version, but you seem to have some personal knowledge on the subject. Are "African pear" and "Bush butter" more common than "plum" as common names for that fruit?
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