Definitions for jaboticabaʒəˌbu tɪˈkɑ bə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ja•bo•ti•ca•baʒəˌbu tɪˈkɑ bə(n.)(pl.)-bas.

  1. a Brazilian evergreen tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, of the myrtle family, bearing clusters of grapelike fruit on the trunk.

    Category: Plants

Origin of jaboticaba:

1815–25; < Pg jabuticaba

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  2. jaboticaba(noun)

    tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit grown in Brazil


  1. jaboticaba(Noun)

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

  2. jaboticaba(Noun)

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

  3. Origin: From jaboticaba (also spelt jabuticaba), from yawoti’kawa or ïapoti’kaba.


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