noun ba·ku·pa·ri \ˌbä(ˌ)küpəˈrē\

Definition of bakupari



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

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Origin and Etymology of bakupari

modification of Portuguese bacoparí, from Tupi

First Known Use: 1920

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to criticize severely

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