jaboticaba

[ zhuh-boo-ti-kah-buh ]
/ ʒəˌbu tɪˈkɑ bə /

noun

an evergreen tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, of the Myrtle family, native to southern Brazil, bearing on the trunk small clusters of edible, grapelike fruit.

Origin of jaboticaba

1815–25; < Portuguese jabuticaba < Tupi iauoti kaua
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