babaco


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

babaco

(ˈbæbəˌkəʊ; bəˈbɑːkəʊ)
n, pl -cos
1. (Plants) a subtropical parthenocarpic tree, Carica pentagona, originating in South America, cultivated for its fruit: family Caricaceae
2. (Plants) the greenish-yellow egg-shaped fruit of this tree, having a delicate fragrance and no pips
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Composition of babaco, feijoa, passion-fruit and tamarillo produced in Galicia (NW Spain).
& Costabile, P.: Flow properties of Babaco (CaricaPentagona) purees and concentrates.
cicla Chard Ajo Allium sativum Garlic Arveja Pisum sativum Vetch Babaco Carica pentagona Babaco Brocoli Brassica oleracea italica Broccoli Cebolla blanca Allium fistulosum White onion Cebolla paitena Allium fistulosum Onion Choclo Zea mays Corn Col Brassica oleracea Cabbage Col verde Brassica oleracea var.
(FDI), headquartered in South Plainfield, NJ, boasts a roster of 13 different superfruit flavors, including not only already popular acai, goji berry and mangosteen, but such lesser known varieties as feijoa, yum-berry, jostaberry, cherimoya, babaco, dragon fruit (and its cousin pitahaya or yellow dragon fruit), jackfruit, maqui berry and carambola.