pichurim

noun pich·u·rim \ˈpishərə̇m\
variants: or

pichurim bean

Definition of pichurim

plural

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  1. :  one of the thick strongly aromatic cotyledons of a tropical American tree (Nectandra pichurim) used as a substitute for nutmegs and as a flavoring agent and stimulant tonic

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Origin and Etymology of pichurim

Portuguese pichurim, from Tupi pechurim


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