Definition of Jaboticaba

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Jaboticaba Tree, Myrciaria Cauliflora
Group relationships: Genus Myrciaria, Myrcia, Myrciaria
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree



2. Noun. Tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit grown in Brazil.
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Jaboticaba Tree, Myrciaria Cauliflora

Definition of Jaboticaba

1. Noun. The evergreen Brazilian grape tree, ''Myrciaria cauliflora'', a fruit-bearing tree native to Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. ¹

2. Noun. Its fruit, purplish-black with a white pulp, which can be eaten raw or used in jellies and drinks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jaboticaba

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jaboticaba

jabbings
jabble
jabbled
jabbles
jabbling
jabby
jabers
jabiru
jabirus
jaboncillo
jaborandi
jaborandis
jaborine
jaborosalactol
jabot
jaboticaba (current term)
jaboticaba tree
jaboticabas
jabots
jabroni
jabs
jabuticaba
jabuticabas
jacal
jacales
jacals
jacamar
jacamars
jacana
jacanas

Literary usage of Jaboticaba

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1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1916)
"One of these, the jaboticaba, was described in the July, 1914, issue of the JOURNAL OF HEREDITY. The other, which is the subject of this article, ..."

2. Manual of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Excluding the Banana, Coconut by Wilson Popenoe (1920)
"The name jaboticaba, without any qualifying word, is considered to be applied ... The closely allied M. jaboticaba is known as jaboticaba de Sao Paulo, ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"jaboticaba. This name is applied in southeastern Brazil to the fruits of several species of Myrciaria, notably M. cauliflora, and M. jaboticaba, ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"Outing 67:134 N lv jaboticaba jaboticaba. W. Popenoe. il Bul Pan Am Union 40:373-7 Mr '15 Strange tree for America, il Tech World 23; 541 D '14 Jackes, ..."

5. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1899)
"On the limbs and twigs of Eugenia jaboticaba. ... In speaking of C. jaboticaba, Ihr., Prof. Cockerell says: '• Dr. Noack has also sent me some specimens in ..."

6. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1922)
"The jaboticaba grows wild in southeastern Brazil, and is also cultivated to a greater ... For previous introduction, see SPI No. 45750. 51267. " jaboticaba ..."

7. Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil: With a Full Account of the Gold by Richard Francis Burton (1869)
"Tin- flavour is lost when the jaboticaba is brought to market; the proper thing is to eat it off the trunk ; a tree may be hired at Si" Paulo for 10§000 per ..."

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