manjericão

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Ancient Greek βασιλικόν ‎(basilikón) through a derivative of the Late Latin basilicum.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /mɐ̃.ʒɨ.ɾi.ˈkɐ̃w̃/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /mɐ̃.ʒe.ɾi.ˈkɐ̃w̃/
  • Hyphenation: man‧je‧ri‧cão

Noun[edit]

manjericão m (plural manjericões)

  1. (botany) basil (Ocimum basilicum)
  2. (botany) clove basil (Ocimum gratissimum)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1932, Antenor Nascentes, Dicionário etimológico da língua portuguesa.