from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tree, scientific name Paullinia cupana, native to Venezuela and northern Brazil.
- n. The fruit from this tree.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A preparation from the seeds of Paullinia sorbilis, a woody climber of Brazil, used in making an astringent drink, and also in the cure of headache.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A paste prepared from the pounded seeds of Paullinia sorbilis, a climbing sapindaceous shrub of Brazil, which in the form of rolls or cakes is extensively used in that country for both food and medicine (it contains caffein), and is employed especially in the preparation of a refreshing drink. Also called guarana-bread.
From Portuguese guaraná, from Sateré-Mawé warana. (Wiktionary)