Cupuaçu

Closeup of cupuacu fruit with broken shell and whole flesh exposed on natural texture background

Theobroma grandiflorum

Food for the Gods

Cupuaçu (Wiktionary)

Portuguese

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Tupi kupu'yûasu.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ku.ˌpu.a.ˈsu/

Noun

cupuaçu m (plural cupuaçus)

  1. Copoasu (Theobroma grandiflorum, a tree of South America)
    Synonym: cupuaçuzeiro
  2. the fruit of the copoasu tree, used to make a confectionery similar to chocolate

Derived terms

  • cupuaçuzeiro
  • cupulate

References

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