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[gwuh-nah-buh-nuh] /gwəˈnɑ bə nə/
Origin of guanabana
< Spanish guanábana < Taino Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Upon her return I am offered some 'refresco,' made from the juicy fruit of the guanabana.

  • The guanabana is eaten in its natural state, but serves its best purpose as a flavor for ices or cooling drinks.

    Cuba, Old and New Albert Gardner Robinson
  • Of the same family as the chirimoya is the guanabana (Anona muricata), or sour sop, an unattractive name for so delicious a fruit.

    The Western World W.H.G. Kingston
  • The guanabana is a green-skinned fruit with white meat, and is used chiefly for making a pleasant drink, although it can be eaten.

    Industrial Cuba Robert P. Porter

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