awara (plural awaras)
- (Guyana) The palm tree Astrocaryum vulgare.
- 1866, George Hanneman Bennett, An Illustrated History of British Guiana:
- The Awara or Avoira is less remarkable for the excellence of its flavour than its beautiful appearance, grows upon a species of palm tree, and is of an oval form, about the size of an Orlean plum, and of a rich deep orange colour, nearly approaching to red.
- 2012, Tanure Ojaide, Stars of the Long Night: A Novel:
- In front of them two awara trees, tall, slim, and as beautiful as trees could be.
- (Guyana) The oily edible fruit of this tree.
- 1994, Bernard Heydorn, Walk Good Guyana Boy, page 77:
- Jubbing or taws, was played with marbles or awara seeds. The awara fruit was a bright, orange coloured fruit which came from a species of palm tree.