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borrowed from Brazilian Portuguese, "pineapple, variety of pineapple," perhaps borrowed from Tupi *ɨβakati, from ɨβa "plant, fruit" + kati "fragrant"
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“Abacaxi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abacaxi. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.
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