grumichama

noun gru·mi·cha·ma \ˌgrümə̇ˈshämə\
variants: less commonly

grumixama

\ˌgrümə̇ˈshämə\

Definition of grumichama

plural

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  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of grumichama

modification of Portuguese grumixama, grumuchama


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