jaboticaba

Definitions:

  • A Brazilian shrub or small tree <em>(Myrciaria cauliflora)</em> cultivated for its edible purplish-black fruits, which are borne directly on the trunk and larger branches.
  • A small evergreen tropical tree (<spn>Myrciaria cauliflora</spn>) native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern U. S.; it is grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches.
  • The tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit of the jaboticaba tree (<spn>Myrciaria cauliflora</spn>), grown in Brazil.
  • The evergreen Brazilian grape tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, a <xref>fruit</xref>-bearing tree native to <xref>Argentina</xref>, <xref>Brazil</xref> and <xref>Paraguay</xref>.
  • Its fruit, purplish-black with a white pulp, which can be eaten raw or used in <xref>jellies</xref> and <xref>drinks</xref>.
  • small evergreen tropical tree native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern United States; grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches
  • tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit grown in Brazil
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