Guiana plum


Definition of Guiana plum

1 : any of several tropical American shrubs or small trees of the genus Drypetes (family Euphorbiaceae) especially : a shrubby tree (D. lateriflora) whose range extends northward into southern Florida

called also Florida plum

2 : the usually reddish rather dry drupaceous fruit of a Guiana plum

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“Guiana plum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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