noun bus·su \bəˈsü\

Definition of bussu



  1. :  a low palm (Manicaria saccifera) of Central and South American tidal swamps having enormous undivided oblong leaves often used in thatching, spathes like sacs, and a very large fruit — see troolie

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Origin and Etymology of bussu

Portuguese bussú, from Tupi ubu-ussu, from ubu leaf + ussu big

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to cast off or become cast off

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