Acai-palm Definition

ä-sī
noun
A tall slender palm (Euterpe oleracea) found in coastal and lowland regions in northern South America. It is harvested for hearts of palm, and its small purple fruits are processed into juice and nutritional supplements.
American Heritage Medicine
Any of several other South American palms of the genus Euterpe.
American Heritage Medicine

Origin of Acai-palm

  • Portuguese açaí from Tupí ïwasai

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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