guanabana

[gwuh-nah-buh-nuh]

Origin of guanabana

< Spanish guanábana < Taino
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Historical Examples of guanabana

  • The guanabana is a green-skinned fruit with white meat, and is used chiefly for making a pleasant drink, although it can be eaten.

    Industrial Cuba

    Robert P. Porter

  • Upon her return I am offered some 'refresco,' made from the juicy fruit of the guanabana.

  • The guanabana is eaten in its natural state, but serves its best purpose as a flavor for ices or cooling drinks.

    Cuba, Old and New

    Albert Gardner Robinson

  • Of the same family as the chirimoya is the guanabana (Anona muricata), or sour sop, an unattractive name for so delicious a fruit.

    The Western World

    W.H.G. Kingston