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  • n. Alternative spelling of jaboticaba.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any one of three species of myrtaceous trees belonging to the genus Myrciaria, M. Jaboticaba, M. trunciflora and M. cauliflora, yielding edible berries.


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  • One friend took me to a monstrous concrete bunker called CEAGESP: inside were stands selling every conceivable produce of Brazil's fields and forests, from orchids and carnivorous plants to fruits I had never heard of, with names like grumixama and jabuticaba.

    Why I Love That Country

  • If you haven't gotten your fill of snacks on the beach, head to Bibi Sucos, which serves up a dizzying array of freshly squeezed exotic juices - jabuticaba, anyone?

    The Seattle Times


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  • Also Brazilian grape tree.

    I presume the fruit falls off if you shake jabuticaba. Beware!

    August 22, 2010