alfavaca

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic الحَبَاقَة(al-ḥabāqa), from Arabic حَبَق(ḥabaq, basil). Compare Spanish albahaca.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: al‧fa‧va‧ca

Noun[edit]

alfavaca f (plural alfavacas)

  1. (botany) basil (plant or culinary herb)
    Synonym: manjericão