jaboticaba


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ja·bo·ti·ca·ba

 (zhə-bo͝o′tĭ-kä′bə)
n.
A Brazilian shrub or small tree (Myrciaria cauliflora) cultivated for its edible purplish-black fruits, which are borne directly on the trunk and larger branches.

[Portuguese, from Tupí iauoti kaua, having branches tipped with black fruit.]

jaboticaba

(dʒəˌbuːtɪˈkæbə)
n
(Plants) an evergreen tropical tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, that is native to the West Indies and Brazil and which has white flowers and purple fruit

ja•bo•ti•ca•ba

(ʒəˌbu tɪˈkɑ bə)

n., pl. -bas.
a Brazilian evergreen tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, of the myrtle family, bearing clusters of grapelike fruit on the trunk.
[1815–25; < Portuguese jabuticaba]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jaboticaba - small evergreen tropical tree native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern United States; grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches
jaboticaba - tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit grown in Brazil
genus Myrciaria, Myrcia, Myrciaria - a genus of tropical American trees and shrubs of the myrtle family
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
2.jaboticaba - tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit grown in Brazil
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
jaboticaba, jaboticaba tree, Myrciaria cauliflora - small evergreen tropical tree native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern United States; grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches
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'Jabuticaba' or 'Jaboticaba' tree is a Brazilian native fruit tree, extremely curious to produce perfumed and sweet flowers that result in rounded, black, tasty and sweet fruits, grouped in the trunk in the branches.
Screening of the chemical composition and occurring antioxidants in jabuticaba (Myrciaria jaboticaba) and jussara (Euterpe edulis) fruits and their fractions.
The database was provided by the owners of Olho d'Agua dairy farm, located in the county of Jaboticaba, in the northwest of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
JABOTICABA (Myrciaria cauliflora): This tropical evergreen native to Brazil makes a fine ornamental tree and produces a sweet, dark purple, berry-like fruit that's becoming a favorite in Florida.
Por su parte Duarte et al., (2010) produjeron vinos de fruta a partir de pulpas de gabiroba, cacao, umbu, cupuassu y jaboticaba, mostrando resultados satisfactorios en cuanto a contenido de etanol, azucar y compuestos minoritarios, concluyendo asi que el uso de frutas tropicales en la produccion de vinos de fruta es una alternativa viable que permite el uso de frutas subutilizadas.
Alan King's Doctor Bartolo (11-10 favourite) got off the mark over jumps after two second places when beating stablemate Jaboticaba by 16 lengths under Tom Bellamy in the Whitson Bloodstock & Olly Murphy Racing Juvenile Hurdle.
Alan King, trainer of Bollywood, Jaboticaba, Lisp, Nayati and Redicean I've been pleased with Redicean and he's set for the Adonis Hurdle at Kempton.
found the enhancement of wound healing effects of Caesalpinia mimosoides extract and Jaboticaba fruit peel extract, respectively, probably caused by their phenolic contents [10, 16].
Lino et al., "Antioxidant potential and vasodilatory activity of fermented beverages of jabuticaba berry (Myrciaria jaboticaba)," Journal of Functional Foods, vol.