palmiteiro

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From palmito (heart of palm) +‎ -eiro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

palmiteiro m (plural palmiteiros)

  1. any palm tree with an edible heart
    Synonym: de palmito
  2. (specifically) palmiteiro; juçara (Euterpe edulis)
    Synonym: juçara

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

palmiteiro m (plural palmiteiros, feminine palmiteira, feminine plural palmiteiras)

  1. someone who harvest heart of palm from wild palm trees, often illegally

Adjective[edit]

palmiteiro m (feminine singular palmiteira, masculine plural palmiteiros, feminine plural palmiteiras, comparable)

  1. relating to the extraction of heart of palm