Definition of forastero
: any of various very productive cacoas with thick hard shells and purple seeds — compare criollo
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Origin and Etymology of forastero
Spanish, literally, stranger, from Catalan foraster, forester, from Old Catalan, from Old Provençal forestier, from forest hamlet, country house, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin forestis, from Latin foris outside — more at forum
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