[Portuguese] plural umbuzeiros

Brazil plum. A relative of the hog plum and the mango which is round, yellow to red or green fruit with a leathery shell which grows on a small tree on the scrublands of northeastern Brazil. It is about 2-4 cm (1") in diameter. The flesh is soft and juicy, with a sweet taste and distinct aroma and large, dark-coloured pip (US: pit). Used in making ice creams.

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