What does the word guava mean?

Usage examples for guava

  1. Again, any reasonable child can tell you that pleasure is the main object of eating; therefore, in all logic, one should eat if one feels like it at ten o'clock in the morning, or at three o'clock in the afternoon, a jar of Guava jelly, a pound of chocolates, a paper of ginger cookies, or whatever may appeal to one's aesthetic taste. – The Firelight Fairy Book by Henry Beston
  2. Following Judson's glance, O'Reilly beheld an emaciated figure lying in the shade of a near- by guava- bush. – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  3. The almond, the guava, the cocoa, the soursop, the orange, the lime, and the mamey apple afford a great variety. – To Cuba and Back by Richard Henry Dana