red guava
Guava Gua"va, n. [Sp. guayaba the guava fruit, guayabo the guava tree; prob. fr. the native West Indian name.] A tropical tree, or its fruit, of the genus {Psidium}. Two varieties are well known, the {P. pyriferum}, or {white guava}, and {P. pomiferum}, or {red guava}. The fruit or berry is shaped like a pomegranate, but is much smaller. It is somewhat astringent, but makes a delicious jelly. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Guava — Gua va, n. [Sp. guayaba the guava fruit, guayabo the guava tree; prob. fr. the native West Indian name.] A tropical tree, or its fruit, of the genus {Psidium}. Two varieties are well known, the {P. pyriferum}, or {white guava}, and {P. pomiferum} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guava — taxobox name = Guava image caption = Apple guava ( Psidium guajava ) regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Myrtales familia = Myrtaceae subfamilia = Myrtoideae genus = Psidium… …   Wikipedia

  • guava — /gwah veuh/, n. 1. any of numerous tropical and subtropical American trees or shrubs belonging to the genus Psidium, of the myrtle family, esp. P. guajava, bearing large, yellow, round to pear shaped fruit, and P. littorale, bearing smaller,… …   Universalium

  • red strawberry guava — žemuoginė gvajava statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Psidium cattleianum), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Psidium cattleianum; Psidium coriaceum var. longipes; Psidium littorale var. longipes angl …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Red-bellied Lemur — Taxobox name = Red bellied LemurMSW3 Groves|pages=116|id=12100045] status = VU trend = down status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [IUCN2008 | assessors = Andrainarivo, C., et al | year = 2008 | id=8203 | title = Eulemur rubriventer | downloaded =… …   Wikipedia

  • white guava — Guava Gua va, n. [Sp. guayaba the guava fruit, guayabo the guava tree; prob. fr. the native West Indian name.] A tropical tree, or its fruit, of the genus {Psidium}. Two varieties are well known, the {P. pyriferum}, or {white guava}, and {P.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strawberry guava — taxobox name = Psidium littorale image caption = strawberry guava Psidium littorale var. cattleianum status = NE status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • strawberry guava — noun small tropical shrubby tree bearing small yellowish fruit • Syn: ↑guava, ↑yellow cattley guava, ↑Psidium littorale • Hypernyms: ↑fruit tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Psidium, ↑ge …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cattley guava — žemuoginė gvajava statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Psidium cattleianum), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Psidium cattleianum; Psidium coriaceum var. longipes; Psidium littorale var. longipes angl …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • purple guava — žemuoginė gvajava statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Psidium cattleianum), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Psidium cattleianum; Psidium coriaceum var. longipes; Psidium littorale var. longipes angl …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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