Juvia
Juvia Ju"vi*a, n. (Bot.) A Brazilian name for the lofty myrtaceous tree ({Bertholetia excelsa}) which produces the large seeds known as {Brazil nuts}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Juvĭa — Juvĭa, s. Bertholletia …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • júvia — s. f. Árvore mirtácea do Brasil …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • juvia — 1. amb. Árbol originario de Venezuela, de la familia de las Mirtáceas, que puede alcanzar hasta 40 m de altura, con hojas oblongas alternas, flores amarillentas y fruto de unos 12 cm que contiene de 15 a 25 semillas comestibles frescas o secas. 2 …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • juvia — ► sustantivo femenino 1 BOTÁNICA Planta arbórea mirtácea americana. (Bertholletia excelsa.) 2 BOTÁNICA Fruto de esta planta, de gran tamaño, que contiene semillas comestibles, de las cuales se extrae aceite. * * * juvia (Bertholletia excelsa) f.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • juvia — ˈhüvēə, ˈzhü noun ( s) Etymology: Spanish & Portuguese, of Arawakan origin; akin to Baniva iuíya, yuvíya juvia, Baré yuhíya : brazil nut …   Useful english dictionary

  • juvia — ju·via …   English syllables

  • Bertholetia excelsa — Juvia Ju vi*a, n. (Bot.) A Brazilian name for the lofty myrtaceous tree ({Bertholetia excelsa}) which produces the large seeds known as {Brazil nuts}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brazil nuts — Juvia Ju vi*a, n. (Bot.) A Brazilian name for the lofty myrtaceous tree ({Bertholetia excelsa}) which produces the large seeds known as {Brazil nuts}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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