Definition of Guava bush

1. Noun. Small tropical American shrubby tree; widely cultivated in warm regions for its sweet globular yellow fruit.

Exact synonyms: Guava, Psidium Guajava, True Guava
Terms within: Guava
Group relationships: Genus Psidium, Psidium
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guava Bush

guardsman
guardsmen
guardswoman
guardswomen
guarinoite
guarish
guarished
guarishes
guarri
guarriboom
guarris
guars
guatita
guava
guava bush (current term)
guavas
guayabera
guayaberas
guayule
guayules
gub
gub'mint
gubbah
gubbahs
gubberment
gubbins
gubbinses
gubernacula
gubernacular canal

Literary usage of Guava bush

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1. Log-letters from "The Challenger" by George Campbell (1877)
"A dirty grass hut, one of three or four near by, built on a grass marsh, plantain and taro patch alongside, guava-bush in rear, mud lurking and oozing under ..."

2. In the Strange South Seas by Beatrice Ethel Grimshaw (1908)
"One of the chief troubles of the settler is the guava bush, which runs wild all over the islands, and is extremely hard to destroy. ..."

3. Fiji and Its Possibilities by Beatrice Ethel Grimshaw (1907)
"... the teeth of probability, that this particular section of guava bush or cottonwood scrub is the Boulevard de Something, or the Avenue de Something Else. ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1842)
"The guava bush covers what once were cane-fields, and diminished herds of cattle roam over the pastures The town of La Petite Anse stands on a bay that ..."

5. Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life, During a Four Months' Residence in a by Herman Melville (1850)
"Alluvial flats bordering the sea, and watered by streams from the mountains, are overgrown with a wild, scrub guava-bush, introduced by WHILE the doctor and ..."

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