piripiri

noun
pir·​i·​piri | \ ˌpirəˈpirē \
plural -s

Definition of piripiri

1a : a troublesome New Zealand weed (Acaena sanguisorbae) bearing burs covered with hooked bristles
2 or less commonly pirijiri : a fragrant Asiatic and Australasian herb (Haloragis micrantha) of the family Haloragidaceae

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History and Etymology for piripiri

Maori

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“Piripiri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piripiri. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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