abacaxi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese abacaxi (pineapple), from Old Tupi ibakatí.

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Noun[edit]

abacaxi (plural abacaxis)

  1. A large Brazilian pineapple.

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Tupi ibakatí.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /a.ˌba.ka.ˈʃi/
  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧ca‧xi

Noun[edit]

abacaxi m (plural abacaxis)

  1. (Brazil) pineapple (fruit)
  2. (Brazil) pineapple (plant)
  3. (Portugal) a certain fragrant, sweet cultivar of pineapple
  4. (Brazil, slang) a difficult situation
  5. (Brazil, military slang) pineapple (hand grenade)

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