Associations to the word «Jaboticaba»

Noun

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Wiktionary

JABOTICABA, noun. The evergreen Brazilian grape tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, a fruit-bearing tree native to Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.
JABOTICABA, noun. Its fruit, purplish-black with a white pulp, which can be eaten raw or used in jellies and drinks.

Dictionary definition

JABOTICABA, noun. Small evergreen tropical tree native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern United States; grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches.
JABOTICABA, noun. Tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit grown in Brazil.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats