forastero

noun for·as·te·ro \ ˌfȯrəˈste(ˌ)rō \

Definition of forastero

plural -s
: 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


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