- (Trinidad and Tobago) The edible fruit of the peach palm.
- 1994, Sylvia Moodie-Kablalsingh, The Cocoa Panyols of Trinidad: An Oral Record, page 42:
- Nicolasa had boiled a couple dozen peewahs. They were of a floury consistency. I cracked open the nuts and chewed them slowly, squeezing out the juice against my palate.
- 2010, Ann Vanderhoof, The Spice Necklace: My Adventures in Caribbean Cooking, Eating, and Island Life:
- […] peewah, which look like cute, golf-ball-sized coconuts (they're the fruit of a different palm tree) and are a popular Trini snack.
- 2013 April 6, Angelo Bissessarsingh, “The marchandes of Port-of-Spain”, in Trinidad & Tobago Guardian:
- The fruit of the land would also be sold from wooden trays–peewah, topi tambo, pois doux and other natural treats.
- 2015, Nalo Hopkinson, “A Habit of Waste”, in Skin Folk:
- I start to remember Julie mango, how it sweet, and chataigne and peewah that me mother would boil up in a big pot a' salt water, and how my father always had he little kitchen garden, growin' dasheen leaf and pigeon peas and yam and thing.