rose apple

1. any of various tropical trees belonging to the genus Syzygium, of the myrtle family, esp. S. jambos, of the East Indies, having showy, greenish-white flowers and oval, yellowish fruit.
2. the fragrant fruit of any of these trees, used in making jellies and confections.
[1620-30]

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  • rose apple — noun 1. tropical tree of the East Indies cultivated for its edible fruit • Syn: ↑rose apple tree, ↑jambosa, ↑Eugenia jambos • Hypernyms: ↑fruit tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Eugenia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rose-apple — rausvasis gvazdikmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių šeimos maistinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Syzygium jambos), paplitęs Malaizijoje, kitur – auginamas. atitikmenys: lot. Caryophyllus jambos; Eugenia jambos; Syzygium jambos …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • rose-apple — eugenija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių (Myrtaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Eugenia). atitikmenys: lot. Eugenia angl. rose apple vok. Eugenie; Kirschmyrte rus. евгения lenk. goździkowiec …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Rose apple — Eugenia (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • rose-apple — /ˈroʊz æpəl/ (say rohz apuhl) noun a small evergreen tree, Syzygium jambos, native to South East Asia, with an edible fruit much used in the tropics in confectionery …   Australian English dictionary

  • rose apple —    Ōhi a loke …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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