buriti palm

noun bu·ri·ti palm \¦bu̇r-ə-¦tē-\
variants: less commonly

buriti

or

burity palm

or

burity

Definition of buriti palm

plural

buriti palms

also

buritis

or

burities

or

burity palms

  1. :  a large fan palm (Mauritia flexuosa synonym M. vinifera) chiefly of Brazil that has a reddish fruit with edible seeds and orange-yellow oily pulp and stems that yield a useful fiber —called also ita palm, moriche palm

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Origin and Etymology of buriti palm

Portuguese buriti


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