Definition of abiu in English:

abiu

noun

  • An evergreen tree, Pouteria caimito (family Sapotaceae), of tropical South America, yielding hard heavy timber and edible ovoid or round fruit; (also) the fruit itself, which is yellow-skinned and has mild-flavoured, mucilaginous white flesh.

Origin

Mid 19th century. FromBrazilian Portuguese abiu from Tupi a’biu.

Pronunciation:

abiu

/abiˈuː/