Akee in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is akee a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word akee is a Scrabble US word. The word akee is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

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Is akee a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word akee is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

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Is akee a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word akee is a Words With Friends word. The word akee is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Akee

You can make 10 words from 'akee' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'akee'

AKEE 8 

3 letters words from 'akee'

AKE 7EEK 7
EKE 7KAE 7
KEA 7 

2 letters words from 'akee'

AE 2EA 2
EE 2KA 6

All 4 letters words made out of akee

akee kaee aeke eake keae ekae akee kaee aeke eake keae ekae aeek eaek aeek eaek eeak eeak keea ekea keea ekea eeka eeka

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word akee. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in akee.

Definitions and meaning of akee

akee

Alternative forms

  • achee, ackee

Etymology

From Kru.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈækiː/, /əˈkiː/
  • Rhymes: -iː (one pronunciation)

Noun

akee (plural akees)

  1. A tropical evergreen tree, Blighia sapida, related to the lychee and longan.
    • 1883, Daniel Morris, The Colony of British Honduras, Its Resources and Prospects, London: Edward Stanford, Chapter 7, p. 113,[1]
      The beautiful Akee (Blighia sapida), originally brought from the West Coast of Africa by slave ships, is now a common tree in the West Indies, and I noticed several fine specimens in Belize.
    • 2009, Staceyann Chin, The Other Side of Paradise, New York: Scribner, “In My Father’s House,” p. 25,[2]
      Delano and I are sprawled out under the ackee tree watching the black ants march from one rotten ackee pod to the next.
  2. The fruit of the tree, of which only the arils are edible, the remainder being poisonous.
    Akee and saltfish is a traditional Jamaican dish.
    • 2004, Andrea Levy, Small Island, London: Review, Chapter Seven, pp. 104-105,[3]
      The fleshy sacks that dangled down between his legs, like rotting ackees, wobbled.

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Further reading

  • akee on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Blighia sapida on Wikispecies.Wikispecies

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Kru) a small African sapindaceous tree; its edible fruit, often used in Caribbean cookery.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)