guanabana

[ gwuh-nah-buh-nuh ]
/ gwəˈnɑ bə nə /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. guaira,
  2. guajira,
  3. guam,
  4. guamanian,
  5. guan,
  6. guanabara,
  7. guanabara bay,
  8. guanaco,
  9. guanadrel,
  10. guanajuato

Origin of guanabana

< Spanish guanábana < Taino

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