Definition of Jagua
1. Noun. Tree of the West Indies and northern South America bearing succulent edible orange-sized fruit.
Terms within: Genipap, Genipap Fruit
Group relationships: Genus Genipa
Generic synonyms: Genipa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jagua
jagua (current term)
Literary usage of Jagua
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Island of Cuba by Alexander von Humboldt, John S. Thrasher (1856)
"... Manatee—Dampier's description of it—Cay de Piedras—The open sea—Its temperature—Marshy coast—Las Casas grant of Indians—Bay of jagua—Cienfuegos—Hills of ..."
2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1855)
"Palma jagua of the Orinoco.—Spruce mentions a species of Maxi- ... The palm was seen in the Orinoco, and is called Palma jagua. ..."
3. The Real America in Romance by Edwin Markham (1911)
"... parts under acting Rear- the other the so-called under Commo- Schley. one, the North Atlantic Admiral Sampson, and Flying Squadron, fleet, jagua FORT, ..."