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Noun: jaboticaba
  1. 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 tree, Myrciaria cauliflora
  2. Tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit grown in Brazil

Derived forms: jaboticabas

Type of: edible fruit, fruit tree

Part of: genus Myrciaria, Myrcia, Myrciaria

Encyclopedia: Jaboticaba, Rio Grande do Sul