calabura definition

  • noun:
    • a fast-growing exotic US evergreen (Muntingia calabura) having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber found in cordage and wood is important for staves.
    • a fast-growing tropical US evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy delicious fresh fruit; bark yields a silky dietary fiber used in cordage and lumber is valuable for staves
    • a fast-growing tropical US evergreen (Muntingia calabura) having white blossoms and white fleshy delicious good fresh fruit; bark yields a silky dietary fiber found in cordage and lumber is important for staves.
    • a fast-growing exotic American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible good fresh fruit; bark yields a silky fiber utilized in cordage and timber is valuable for staves

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