Brasil

[Portuguese bruh-zeel; Spanish brah-seel]
noun
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brasil (brəˈzɪl)
 
n
a variant spelling of brazil

Brasil (brəˈziːl)
 
n
the Portuguese spelling of Brazil

brazil or brasil (brəˈzɪl)
 
n
1.  Also called: brazil wood the red wood obtained from various tropical leguminous trees of the genus Caesalpinia, such as C. echinata of America: used for cabinetwork
2.  See also brazilin the red or purple dye extracted from any of these woods
3.  short for brazil nut
 
[C14: from Old Spanish brasil, from brasa glowing coals, of Germanic origin; referring to the redness of the wood; see braise]
 
brasil or brasil
 
n
 
[C14: from Old Spanish brasil, from brasa glowing coals, of Germanic origin; referring to the redness of the wood; see braise]

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Cutting the wire the story of the landless movement in brasil.
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