from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any one of three species of trees belonging to the genus Eugenia, E. uniflora, E. Pitanga, and E. dasyblasta, especially the first named.
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- n. Brazilian tree with spicy red fruit; often cultivated in California and Florida
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Buchmann asked her to bring a cold beer for him, a pitanga juice for me.
On their return, I saw for the first time, the pitanga, a berry of which an excellent preserve is made; it grows upon a beautiful shrub, scarcely to be distinguished, either in flower or leaf, from the broad-leaved myrtle; the berry is as large as a filbert, and divided and coloured like the large red love-apple.
In their strangely poetical language, the Tupi Indians, of Brazil, term a child _pitanga_, "suck soul," from _piter_,
• Beijupirá There are just five candlelit tables inside this Grecianesque pousada where the mainland's signature flattened fish fillets come creatively prepared with pitanga, cashew nuts and other indigenous ingredients.
Rarer are the elegant districts that have preserved their allure, like Jardim Europa, with its winding streets and shady pitanga trees.
The species name, pitanga, was chosen by Ana Alves and her team at the Departamento de Zoologia,
This cute orange toadlet, Brachycephalus pitanga, is only about half an inch long (10-14 mm).
New to nature No 4: Brachycephalus pitanga reporting to the head of communications you will b ….
Scarce a breath of air is stirring, and the neighbouring mimosas, that have folded up their leaves to sleep, stand motionless beside the dark crowns of the manga, the jaca, and the ethereal jambos; or sometimes a sudden wind arises and the juiceless leaves of the acaju rustle, the richly flowered grumijama and pitanga let drop a fragrant shower of snow-white blossoms; the crowns of the majestic palms wave slowly over the silent roof which they overshade, like a symbol of peace and tranquillity.
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