jaboticaba
noun Etymology: Portuguese, from Tupi jaβotikáβa Date: 1824 a Brazilian tree (Myrciaria cauliflora) of the myrtle family cultivated in warm regions for its edible usually purplish fruit

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  • jaboticaba — n. 1. A small evergreen tropical tree ({Myrciaria cauliflora}) 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. Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jaboticaba — es un municipio brasileño del estado de Rio Grande do Sul. Se encuentra ubicado a una latitud de 27º37 51 Sur y una longitud de 53º16 38 Oeste, estando a una altura de 561 metros sobre el nivel del mar. Su población estimada para el año 2004 era… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jaboticaba — Plinia cauliflo …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jaboticaba — Localización de Jaboticaba en Rio Grande do Sul. Jaboticaba es un municipio brasileño del estado de Rio Grande do Sul. Se encuentra ubicado a una latitud de 27º37 51 Sur y una longitud de 53º16 38 Oeste, estando a una altura de 561 metros sobre… …   Wikipedia Español

  • jaboticaba — noun 1. 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 • Syn: ↑jaboticaba tree,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • jaboticaba — /zheuh booh ti kah beuh/, n. an evergreen tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, of the Myrtle family, native to southern Brazil, bearing on the trunk small clusters of edible, grapelike fruit. [1815 25; < Pg jabuticaba < Tupi iauoti kaua] * * * ▪ plant… …   Universalium

  • jaboticaba — n. small evergreen tropical tree of the myrtle family native to Brazil; purple tropical grape like fruit (having a tough skin) that grows directly on the trunk and branches of the jaboticaba tree …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Jaboticaba — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Jaboticaba Country and Admin Code BR.23.4310850 BR …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • jaboticaba — brazilinė juodmirtė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Myrciaria cauliflora), paplitęs Brazilijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Eugenia cauliflora; Myrciaria cauliflora; Myrtus cauliflora angl. Brazilian grapetree;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • jaboticaba — noun /dʒæbɒtɪˈkɑːbə/ a) The evergreen Brazilian grape tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, a fruit bearing tree native to Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. b) Its fruit, purplish black with a white pulp, which can be eaten raw or used in jellies and drinks …   Wiktionary

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