Piauí

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English[edit]

the Brazil state of Piaui

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese Piauí, from Old Tupi.

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Proper noun[edit]

Piauí

  1. A state in the Northeast Region of Brazil, whose capital is Teresina.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Tupi, meaning "river of piabas". A "piaba" is a fish of the genus Schizodon.

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Proper noun[edit]

Piauí m

  1. Piauí (a state in the Northeast Region of Brazil, whose capital is Teresina)