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acai

noun \ˌä-ˌsä-ˈē, -sī-ˈē\

Definition of acai

  1. :  a small dark purple fleshy berrylike fruit of a tall slender palm (Euterpe oleracea) of tropical Central and South America that is often used in beverages; also :  the palm



Variants of acai

also açai play \ˌä-ˌsä-ˈē, -sī-ˈē\

Origin of acai

Brazilian Protuguese açaí, fr. Tupi * i̵Basaí


First Known Use: 1868

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