forastero

noun
for·​as·​te·​ro | \ ˌfȯrəˈste(ˌ)rō \
plural -s

Definition of forastero

: any of various very productive cacoas with thick hard shells and purple seeds — compare criollo

History and Etymology for 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

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“Forastero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forastero. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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