grumichama

noun
gru·​mi·​cha·​ma
variants: or less commonly grumixama \ ˌgrümə̇ˈshämə \
plural -s

Definition of grumichama

: a Brazilian plant of the genus Eugenia especially : a low-growing tree (E. dombeyi or E. brasiliensis) with glossy leaves and white flowers that is sometimes cultivated in mild climates for its dark red thin-skinned fruit which resembles the sweet cherry in appearance and flavor

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History and Etymology for grumichama

modification of Portuguese grumixama, grumuchama

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“Grumichama.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grumichama. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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