Ananas



noun
the pineapple or a related tropical American bromeliaceous plant, the pinguin, that has an edible plum-shaped fruit
Historical Examples

The German gardens in which the ananas was first brought to maturity appear to have been the following.
A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume I (of 2) Johann Beckman

ananas are cultivated solely for the sake of the fibre, which is sold in the market.
A Visit to the Philippine Islands John Bowring

ananas, an-an′as, n. the pine-apple: the West Indian penguin.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

Gonalo Hernandez de Oviedo is, as far as I know, the first person who described and delineated the ananas.
A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume I (of 2) Johann Beckman

He has, however, given a somewhat better figure of the ananas, which he calls matzatli or pinea Indica251.
A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume I (of 2) Johann Beckman

Pine-apples (ananas) are not much cultivated on the coast of Peru.
Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests J. J. von Tschudi

For the knitting of the fibers of the ananas for the piña web (called sugot) she gets only an eighth of a real and her food.
The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes Toms de Comyn

Nana was the Brazilian name,1550 which the Portuguese turned into ananas.
Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle

Before the cultivation of the ananas was introduced, the Dutch had begun to employ tanners bark for making forcing-beds.
A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume I (of 2) Johann Beckman

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