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jaboticaba

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noun ja·bo·ti·ca·ba \zhə-ˌbü-ti-ˈkä-bə\

Definition of jaboticaba

  1. :  a Brazilian tree (Myrciaria cauliflora) of the myrtle family cultivated in warm regions for its edible usually purplish fruit



Origin and Etymology of jaboticaba

Portuguese, from Tupi jaβotikáβa


First Known Use: 1824


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