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açaí

[ah-sah-ee, ah-sahy-ee] /ˌɑ sɑˈi, ˌɑ saɪˈi/
noun
1.
the deep purple, edible berry of a Central and South American palm tree, Euterpe oleracea.
Also, acai.
Origin
1850-1860
1850-60; < Portuguese açaí < Tupi-Guarani asaí
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British Dictionary definitions for acai

açaí

/Portuguese asai/
noun
1.
a berry that grows on palm trees in the Brazilian rainforests. Because it is rich in nutrients, it is used to make energy drinks Also called palm berry
Word Origin
C21: Portuguese
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Related Abbreviations for acai

ACAI

American College of Allergy and Immunology
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