Origin of guava
Examples from the Web for guava
It is more difficult to discover from what part of America the guava originally came.Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
And of all the oranges that ever you saw, and the guava jelly, and the pine-apples!Little Grandfather|Sophie May
He immediately climbed up for the guava, and gave it to his hungry sister.Filipino Popular Tales|Dean S. Fansler
Frau Schmidt preferred the larger "purple" ground cherries, which, when preserved, greatly resembled "Guava" jelly in flavor.
I thought I had made a good find in the guava, but this is still better.The Wonder Island Boys: The Mysteries of the Caverns|Roger Thompson Finlay
British Dictionary definitions for guava
Word Origin for guava
Word Origin and History for guava
1550s, from Spanish guaya, variant of guayaba, from Arawakan (W. Indies) guayabo "guava tree" or Tupi guajava.