pitomba

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pitomba ‎(plural pitombas)

  1. Talisia esculenta, a South American tree.
  2. Eugenia luschnathiana, an evergreen shrub of Brazil.
  3. The sweetish-sour brown-skinned fruit of Talisia esculenta.
    • 1984, Gay Courter, River of Dreams
      Lucretia had made it a point not to eat anything she hadn't tasted first in Louisiana, believing she could be poisoned by the unfamiliar milky goiabas, pungent jambos, prickly graviolas, or acidy pitombas.
  4. The globose orange-yellow berry of Eugenia luschnathiana.