from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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.
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?