from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The rose-apple, Caryophyllus Jambos, a tree of East Indian origin, now widely cultivated throughout the warmer regions of the globe for the sake of its fragrant fruit, and also grown as a greenhouse subject. In Mexico and Central America it is called pomarosa. See rose-apple.

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  • n. used in some classifications for rose apples (Eugenia jambos)


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