ouricury

noun ou·ri·cu·ry \¦u̇rəkə¦rē\\¦är-\
variants: less commonly

ouricuri

\¦u̇rəkə¦rē\ or

aricuri

\¦är-\

Definition of ouricury

plural

-es

  1. 1 :  a straight-trunked Brazilian palm (Syagrus coronata) of the family Palmae having a large thick crown of wax-covered leaves —called also urucuri iba

  2. 2 :  an important Brazilian feather palm (Attalaea excelsa) whose large oily nuts are burned for their smoke in curing Para rubber

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Origin and Etymology of ouricury

Portuguese ouricurí, ouricuri, aricurí, aricuri, from Tupi


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