Acai

Acai powder and berries - Euterpe oleracea

Euterpe oleracea

Acai (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • açai, açaí

Etymology

From Brazilian Portuguese açaí, from Old Tupi.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈsaɪ.iː/, /ˌæ.saɪˈiː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈsaɪ.i/, /ɑ.sɑˈi/

Noun

acai (plural acais)

  1. Any of several South American palms, of the genus Euterpe, having a dark purple drupe.
  2. The fruit of these trees, harvested for its juice.

Translations

Anagrams

  • AACI
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