from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a South American tropical fruit tree, Pouteria caimito
  • n. the fruit of this tree


From Portuguese abiu (Wiktionary)


  • The transparent gummy flesh of a lemon-shaped abiu tastes like a cross between wine gums and the crème caramels served in French bistros back home.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • The abiu is coming on strong as a popular fruit because the variety we are using has a short 2-year bearing age and produces large quantities of delicious fruit.

    4: Multipurpose trees

  • But now jakfruit, canistel, rollinia, black sapote, yellow passion fruit, abiu and inga are big favorites with the local people.

    4: Multipurpose trees


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