variants or less commonly grumixama
plural -s
: 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

Word History


modification of Portuguese grumixama, grumuchama

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“Grumichama.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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