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ˈgwɑ vəgua·va

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guava, strawberry guava, yellow cattley guava, Psidium littorale(noun)

    small tropical shrubby tree bearing small yellowish fruit

  2. guava, true guava, guava bush, Psidium guajava(noun)

    small tropical American shrubby tree; widely cultivated in warm regions for its sweet globular yellow fruit

  3. guava(noun)

    tropical fruit having yellow skin and pink pulp; eaten fresh or used for e.g. jellies

Wiktionary

  1. guava(Noun)

    A tropical tree or shrub of the myrtle family, psidium guajava.

  2. guava(Noun)

    Its yellowish tropical fruit, 1¼ to 2 inches, globular or pear-shaped with thin, yellow, green or brown skin, is often made into jams and jellies. The meat is yellowish or pale green to pink in color.

  3. Origin: Recorded since 1555, from guaya, a variant of guayaba, from guayabo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guava(noun)

    a tropical tree, or its fruit, of the genus Psidium. Two varieties are well known, the P. pyriferum, or white guava, and P. pomiferum, or red guava. The fruit or berry is shaped like a pomegranate, but is much smaller. It is somewhat astringent, but makes a delicious jelly

  2. Origin: [Sp. guayaba the guava fruit, guayabo the guava tree; prob. fr. the native West Indian name.]

Freebase

  1. Guava

    Guavas are plants in the Myrtle family genus Psidium, which contains about 100 species of tropical shrubs and small trees. They are native to Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. Guavas are now cultivated and naturalized throughout the tropics and subtropics in Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, subtropical regions of North America, Hawaii, New Zealand and Australia.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Guava

    gwä′va, n. a genus of trees and shrubs of tropical America, with yellow, pear-shaped fruit made into jelly. [Sp. guayaba—Braz.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of guava in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of guava in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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