chimarrão

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Portuguese[edit]

chimarrão

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish cimarrón (maté, feral), from Taino simaran (wild).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): [ˌʃi.ma.ˈʁɐ̃w̃], IPA(key): [ˌʃi.ma.ˈhɐ̃w̃]
  • (Gaúcho) IPA(key): [ˌʃi.ma.ˈʀɐ̃w̃]
  • Hyphenation: chi‧mar‧rão

Noun[edit]

chimarrão m (uncountable)

  1. (Brazil) maté (hot drink made from the Ilex paraguarensis plant)
    Synonyms: mate, chima, chá-mate

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