Other Word Forms of Caipirinha
Origin of Caipirinha
Brazilian Portuguese from diminutive of caipira bumpkin, hick perhaps from alteration (influenced by curupira a kind of demon or guardian spirit of the wilderness in Tupí myth and Brazilian folklore) of caipora demon or guardian spirit of the wilderness somewhat similar to the curupira from Tupí kaapora kaa scrubland -pora inhabitant
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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