calabura
calabura calabura n. a fast-growing tropical American evergreen ({Muntingia calabura}) having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves.

Syn: Jamaican cherry, calabur tree, silkwood. [WordNet 1.5] ||


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • calabura — noun a fast growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves • Syn: ↑Jamaican cherry, ↑calabur tree, ↑silk wood, ↑silkwood,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muntingia calabura — calabura calabura n. a fast growing tropical American evergreen ({Muntingia calabura}) having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves. Syn: Jamaican cherry, calabur… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muntingia calabura — uoginė muntingija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Liepinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, pluoštinis, vaisinis augalas (Muntingia calabura), paplitęs Meksikoje ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Muntingia calabura angl. calabur tree;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • MUNTINGIA CALABURA L. - МУНТИНГИЯ КАЛАБУРА, КАПУЛИН — см. 607. Дерево. Кустарник. М. calabura L. М. калабура, Капулин Sp.pl.(1753) 509. Burkill (1935) 1504. Sturrock (1940) 58. Wealth of India 6 (1962) 445, f. М е с т н. н а з в. Англ. Panama berry, chines cherry; амер. capulin; исп. cereza; малайск …   Справочник растений

  • Muntingia calabura — ID 55194 Symbol Key MUCA4 Common Name strawberrytree Family Elaeocarpaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, FL, HI, PR Growth Habit Tree, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Muntingia calabura — noun a fast growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves • Syn: ↑Jamaican cherry, ↑calabur tree, ↑calabura, ↑silk wood, ↑silkwood …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Muntiginia Calabura — L. Panama berry (E); Acuruco (C); Capulin (CR); Chirriador (C); Chitato (C); Chitoto (C); Majaguillo (P); Majaguito (C); Majanjo (C); Pasito (P); Periquito (C); Tapabotija (C) . The fruits, edible raw, are widely eaten by birds. The tough bark is …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Muntingia calabura L. — Symbol MUCA4 Common Name strawberrytree Botanical Family Elaeocarpaceae …   Scientific plant list

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