plural -s
: a Brazilian tree (Rheedia brasiliensis) of the family Guttiferae with an edible fruit having snow-white slightly acid pulp

Word History


modification of Portuguese bacoparí, from Tupi

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bakupari was in 1920

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“Bakupari.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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