jaboticaba

noun
ja·​bo·​ti·​ca·​ba | \ zhə-ˌbü-ti-ˈkä-bə How to pronounce jaboticaba (audio) \

Definition of jaboticaba

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

First Known Use of jaboticaba

1824, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jaboticaba

Portuguese, from Tupi jaβotikáβa

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“Jaboticaba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jaboticaba. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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