Definition of Guama
1. Noun. Tropical tree of Central America and West Indies and Puerto Rico having spikes of white flowers; used as shade for coffee plantations.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Guama
Literary usage of Guama
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1854)
"... or Bore that occurs in the guama River at Spring Tides.—About thirty miles above Para the ... guama ..."
2. A Voyage Up the River Amazon: Including a Residence at Pará by William Henry Edwards (1861)
"We left the city late in the afternoon in the same canoe and with the same boatmen who accompanied us to Caripe. Just above the city the guama flows in with ..."
3. The Missions and Missionaries of California by Zephyrin Engelhardt (1908)
"The instigator of the trouble was a notorious guama, who thtough cunning had raised himself to the highest authority among the Indians of that region. ..."