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piripiri

Saltos de línea: piri|piri
Pronunciación: /ˈpɪrɪˌpɪri
 
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(also pirri-pirri burr)

Definición de piripiri en inglés:

sustantivo (plural piripiris)

A New Zealand plant of the rose family, with prickly burrs.
  • Genus Acaena, family Rosaceae: several species, in particular A. anserinifolia
Example sentences
  • No one who has seen sheep covered with Acaena ‘burrs’ (piripiri) can hesitate to admit the large part which that animal plays in the spread of this native weed.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Maori.

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