Definitions for jaboticabaʒəˌbu tɪˈkɑ bə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ja•bo•ti•ca•baʒəˌbu tɪˈkɑ bə(n.)(pl.)-bas.
a Brazilian evergreen tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, of the myrtle family, bearing clusters of grapelike fruit on the trunk.
Origin of jaboticaba:
1815–25; < Pg jabuticaba
jaboticaba, jaboticaba tree, Myrciaria cauliflora(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
tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit grown in Brazil
The evergreen Brazilian grape tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, a fruit-bearing tree native to Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.
Its fruit, purplish-black with a white pulp, which can be eaten raw or used in jellies and drinks.
Origin: From jaboticaba (also spelt jabuticaba), from yawoti’kawa or ïapoti’kaba.