Definition of pichurim
: 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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