an ornamental Chilean plant (Aristotelia chilensis, family Elaeocarpaceae) of the same order (Malvales) as the linden tree: fiber from its bark is used for stringing native musical instruments, and its purple berries are made into a medicinal wine
Origin of maquiAmerican Spanish ; from Araucanian name
An evergreen shrub (Aristotelia chilensis) native to Chile and Argentina, bearing edible purple berries used to make juice and wine.
Origin of maquiAmerican Spanish, of Araucanian origin.
- A South American shrub (Aristotelia maqui).